“Americans” Producer To Run “Star Wars” Series

Americans Producer To Run Star Wars Series

Stephen Schiff, a former executive producer on FX’s acclaimed series “The Americans,” has been announced as executive producer and showrunner on upcoming Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series which has Diego Luna reprising his “Rogue One” role of Cassian Andor.

Lucasfilm produces the series, which follows the adventures of rebel spy Cassian (Luna) during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of “Rogue One”. The project has hired writers as it prepares to open a writers room.

Production is slated to begin next year. Schiff co-wrote films like “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” “The Deep End of the Ocean,” “True Crime” and “American Assassin”.

Source: Deadline