The director of Rogue One, Gareth Edwards, hasn’t had the chance to watch the Star Wars spin-off series Andor, starring Diego Luna and Andy Serkis, recently and it’s unlikely he will anytime soon. With his focus on his latest project The Creator released in September, he has been too occupied to catch up on the plethora of shows hitting the screens including Andor.
Why Gareth Edwards Hasn’t Watched Andor Yet?
During a recent interview with Screen Rant, Gareth Edwards openly shared that he hasn’t had the opportunity to watch the show that acts as a prequel to his movie, Andor, which came out in 2022. He said,
“Okay, full disclosure, we finished [The Creator] on Friday. I have not seen it. I have not seen any TV. I’ve not seen any of the Disney+ anything.”
“The only thing that I’ve seen is the ILM documentary, the Light of Magic, which is a phenomenal documentary, but I haven’t had a chance. I’m sure I’ll get back to you about it, but I saw the trailer when it came out, we were shooting at Pinewood at the time, and it looked fantastic. It’s in, obviously, very great hands, and I’m excited for everybody that’s involved.”
Despite the anticipation and buzz surrounding the Star Wars series, Edwards confessed that he has been occupied with other projects especially his latest one The Creator, and hasn’t found the time to delve into the latest addition to the franchise.
Gareth Edwards’ The Creator Is a Hit!
The director made a comeback to the cinema after a substantial hiatus following the mega success of Rogue One and Godzilla, delivering a fresh cinematic experience. Despite receiving mixed responses, the overall score remains relatively positive, with a current standing of 67% on Rotten Tomatoes, indicating a promising reception for the new flavor in town.
The film, exploring the very recent pressing thoughts and worries regarding the coexistence of AI and humans has struck a chord with the audiences it seems. All in all, it is pretty safe to say, that The Creator is a fresh breath of air among all the plethora of content being produced and released.