As part of the announcement, it was also confirmed that Rogue One’s co-writer, Tony Gilroy, will write, direct and serve as showrunner for the series. The series is also being written by Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), and Stephen Schiff (The Americans).
The more interesting note from the official confirmationofficial confirmation is that the new series will be taking place five years before the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. This would set the series around the same time period as the first season of the animated Star Wars Rebels show or around 15 years after the events of “Revenge of the Sith”.
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