Who are Bix Caleen, Luthen Rael and Co.?

Who are Bix Caleen Luthen Rael and Co

The Star Wars series at Disney+ have made headlines primarily for bringing back well-known characters like Luke Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. The Rogue One offshoot Andor takes a different approach and focuses on an ensemble that is mostly out unfamiliar faces composed.

Many new characters and actors make their way to the galaxy far, far away for the first time in the wake of Andor. But who is who? We’ve put together a list of the most important names so you don’t get confused while watching the series. Andor brings many exciting characters to the Star Wars universe.

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Andor Cast: Diego Luna plays Cassian Andor

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Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Andor

Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) comes from the planet Kenari, which was exploited by the Empire. As a child, he was separated from his sister. He has been living on Ferrix for years now and is making a living as a criminal. He hasn’t yet found his calling to become a rebel captain, which is how we get to know him in Rogue One.

Andor Cast: Adria Arjona plays Bix Caleen

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Adria Arjona as Bix Caleen in Andor

Bix Caleen (Adria Arjona) is one of Cassian’s few allies on Ferrix. She works in a junkyard and has contacts with the black market. Through these contacts, she establishes a connection with Luthen Rael, who, as the story progresses, draws Cassian to the side of the rebellion.

Andor Cast: Stellan Skarsgård plays Luthen Rael

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Stellan Skarsgard as Luthen Rael in Andor

Luther Rael (Stellan Skarsgård) is deeply involved in the machinations of the rebel alliance. Just like Mon Mothma, he plays a double game in Star Wars. While on the one hand initiating new missions for the rebellion, on the other hand he presents himself as a seller of valuable artifacts on Coruscant.

Andor Cast: Kyle Soller plays Syril Karn

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Siril Karn (Kyle Soller) works as an inspector for the security company Pre-Mor. Contrary to the work ethic of his superior, he stands out for his idealism. He does everything to conform to the Empire’s specifications. Ultimately, it is precisely this idealism that is his undoing in his first big assignment.

Andor Cast: Fiona Shaw plays Maarva Andor

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Fiona Shaw as Maarva Andor in Andor

Maarva Andor (Fiona Shaw) is responsible for Cassian (more or less willingly) finding a new home on Ferrix. As we learn from the flashback in the first three episodes, she adopted Cassian as her adoptive mother. Another important part of the Andor family is the droid B2EMO.

Three other important figures in Andor have already been determined

Andor Season 1 has a total of 12 episodes, which means we’ll be meeting or seeing many more characters in the coming weeks. We’re particularly excited for the arrival of the following three names.

Andor Cast: Genevieve O’Reilly plays Mon Mothma

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Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma in Andor

Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly) once fought for the good of the republic. Now she sits in the Imperial Senate on Coruscant while secretly trying to strengthen the rebellion. The situation is tricky: Mon Mothma must not reveal her true intentions. More than her own life is at stake.

Andor Cast: Denise Gough plays Dedra Meero

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Dedra Meero (Denise Gough) is a step up from Syril Karn on the road. As an officer, she works directly for the Empire, but her department is kept small. However, she does not allow herself to be deterred in her ambition, which her superiors notice. Will she miss her big chance like Syril?

Andor Cast: Forest Whitaker plays Saw Gerrera

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Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera in Andor

Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker) has had quite a few Star Wars adventures. The character was introduced in the animated series The Clone Wars. In addition, the leader of a partisan group that broke away from the Rebel Alliance made appearances in Rogue One and the video game Jedi: Fallen Order.

Andor season 1 celebrated on September 21, 2022 its premiere on Disney+.

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