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Disney+ Andor: Filming for Disney’s upcoming Star Wars TV drama begins in abandoned Corringham refinery


Filming for a model new Star Wars collection has begun in an abandoned Essex oil refinery.

Shooting for the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars collection, Andor, has been happening proper right here in Essex at Coryton Refinery – an abandoned oil refinery located in Corringham, Essex.

Andor is a US tv drama collection that serves as a prequel to the 2016 Star Wars movie ‘Rogue One’.

The collection follows the character Cassian Andor, performed by Diego Luna, and it takes place 5 years earlier than the occasions of the Rogue One movie.

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The TV drama has been filming for the previous few weeks and sources have confirmed the presence of each government producers Tony Gilroy and Diego Luna for the principal pictures shoot, in line with Star Wars Sessions.

The web site states that ‘a number of places’ throughout the derelict Essex oil refinery has been utilised, which was additionally referenced in BBC Two drama White Gold.

Large studio lights, inexperienced display and crew trailers have been pictured at Coryton Refinery.

Green screens and studio lighting have been erected on the refinery

It is unclear what the storyline of Andor entails, however in line with Star Wars Sessions, filming has been ongoing for ‘a number of weeks.’

Filming for the brand new Star Wars collection started in London in November 2020, however the taking pictures was delayed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Andor is because of be launched in 2022 and is 12 episodes lengthy. However, the precise launch date has not but been confirmed.

Star Wars Sessions says that they can even launch extra particulars on the filming of Andor on their Star Wars Sessions Podcast at 8pm this night (April 21).