The Walt Disney Co. appears to be taking Star Wars in an overtly left-wing direction, with an actress from Disney+’s Andor revealing the upcoming series will portray a “Trumpian” world where “people’s rights are disappearing.”
Acclaimed actress Fiona Shaw explained show creator Tony Gilroy’s approach to the new series in an interview with Empire magazine.
“Tony has written a great, scurrilous [take] on the Trumpian world,” she said. “Our world is exploding in different places right now, people’s rights are disappearing, and Andor reflects that. [In the show] the Empire is taking over, and it feels like the same thing is happening in reality, too.”
She added: “I was impressed by Tony’s social-realist intention. He’s created a whole new morality. It’s very deep and humane –
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