It appears extremely probably that “Andor” will quickly be a part of the list of TV productions that have been halted — alongside “Cobra Kai,” “Stranger Issues,” “Yellowjackets,” “Daredevil: Born Once more,” “Severance,” and “Abbott Elementary” — amid WGA’s strike towards the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP), the physique that represents studios and streamers. With out the showrunner, who’s not on set and now additionally not contributing to casting selections, it might be extremely suspect to plow on.
The explanation this occurred within the first place is as a result of Disney and different studios had instructed showrunners that they’re “contractually obligated” to carry out non-writing companies amid the strike. The WGA referred to those calls for as “union-busting tactics.” And in a gathering on Saturday (that Tony Gilroy brings up in his assertion), showrunners touched upon the way it’s unattainable to separate producing and writing duties and famous there’s “no non-writing facet” to their work, per Deadline.
The continued writers strike may final for “greater than three months,” based on an analyst who spoke to The New York Times. “Andor” season 2, which has been filming since November 2022, is predicted to wrap manufacturing in August 2023. There isn’t any phrase but on how Gilroy’s resolution impacts “Andor” season 2 filming and the expected release date of August 2024 which was revealed at Star Wars Celebration 2023 in London.