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Who is Anto Kreegyr, the Separatist Mentioned in Andor Episode 8?

**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Andor**

Andor Episode 8 saw the return of Rogue One Star Wars character Saw Gerrera, played by Forest Whitaker, and we explain who Anto Kreegyr is and why Saw refused to work with him.

Episode 8, titled Narkina 5, primarily followed Cassian as he settled into the titular prison. Elsewhere, Luthen tried to get Saw Gerrera to work with a fellow rebel, but was soon dismissed, and Mon Mothma continued to plot with Tay Kolma.

Created by Tony Gilroy for Disney Plus, Andor is a prequel series to Star Wars spin-off Rogue One, returning Diego Luna as Cassian Andor. Set five years before the Jyn Erso-led project, Andor also stars Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Fiona Shaw.

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

Andor Episode 8 Recap

While Cassian was becoming acquainted with his new life on Narkina 5, Luthen was tightening his belt when it comes to the Rebellion and went to visit a comrade.

Luthen met Saw Gerrera at his base to negotiate and discovers he is not on board as a team player, which hurts the organization in the future.

It is then suggested to Saw that he considers working with Anto Kreegyr, which is met negatively by Saw who calls him a Separatist.

Andor – Cr. Lucasfilm, Disney Plus. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Who is Anton Kreegyr?

Anton Kreegyr is an original character created for the Andor series and is known, thanks to Saw Gerrera, as a Separatist.

The Separatist Alliance saw a number of star systems and high-rollers leave the Republic in order to fight for independence against the clone armies and Jedi Knights.

Saw Gerrera has a history of fighting against Separatists from The Clone Wars days, when he lost his sister Steela during the battle – one reason why Saw is opposed to working with Kreegyr.

It is also revealed that Kreegyr has been probing the Imperial power station at Spellhaus and managed to find a weakness in its stronghold. 

Andor – Cr. Lucasfilm, Disney Plus. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

How Many Episodes are in Andor?

Andor Season 1 will have 12 episodes in its count and the series has already been green-lit for a second season.

The following schedule confirms that the Andor finale will debut on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Below, we have outlined Andor’s release schedule on Disney Plus in full, complete with the episode titles we know so far:

  • Episode 1: Kassa – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 2: That Would Be Me – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 3: Reckoning – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 4: Aldhani – September 28, 2022
  • Episode 5: The Axe Forgets – October 5, 2022
  • Episode 6: The Eye – October 12, 2022
  • Episode 7: Annoucement – October 19, 2022
  • Episode 8: Narkina 5 – October 26, 2022
  • Episode 9: TBA – November 2, 2022
  • Episode 10: TBA – November 9, 2022
  • Episode 11: TBA – November 16, 2022
  • Episode 12: TBA – November 23, 2022

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Andor is now streaming on Disney Plus.

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Jo Craig is a staff writer at GRV Media reporting pop culture content on Forever Geek and brainstorming with the HITC Entertainment team. After nearly a decade in the game, Jo finds dissecting Marvel trailers for hours standard practice and still finds time to review, analyse, and research film, anime, video games and everything on the nerdy spectrum. Maintaining a strong social media presence, Jo’s passion for contributing to the geek culture community is a staple in their work and the spark behind vibrant discussions with comrades, even though some disagree that The Lord of the Rings is the best franchise.

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