Galactic News: Genevieve O'Reilly To Return as Mon Mothma in Cassian Andor Disney+ Series

Just when you think it's the weekend and the news cycle is gonna slow down, something amazing happens and you find yourself back behind the keyboard. 

With word that many of the Disney+ Star Wars shows would be pushed back due to Covid-19, fans were saddened that they would have to potentially wait longer for the return of The Mandalorian and the premieres of the untitled Cassian Andor series and Obi-Wan. But now, we can be super excited again as a classic female character will making her presence known when the show finally finds its way to the streaming service. One of the biggest heroes and leaders of the Rebel Alliance is going to be coming back for the Andor series. 

Today it was announced that Genevieve O'Reilly who played Mon Mothma in Rogue One will be starring alongside returning title star Diego Luna. The show is set during the formative years prior to his adventures with Jyn Erso and will see his early days as a rebel spy. Quite obviously, Mon Mothma has a long history that will be expanded on in this latest Disney+ entry.