Andy Serkis discusses Keno Lowe in Andor and returning to Star Wars

Andy Serkis as Keno Lowe in Star Wars: Andor.

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Over the past month and a half, Andor It proved to be a pretty stellar show, and its crew is a big reason for that. In every arc thus far, Cassian (Diego Luna) has drawn a variety of different characters in his often chaotic orbit who, like him, try to survive under the Empire. The latter has seen Cassian as an inmate in the prison colony Narkina 5, where he combed the shoulders of fellow prisoner/semi-guard Kino Lowe (Andy Serkis). Actor/Director Made Previously star Wars Debut with Sequel Trilogy as Emperor Snookwhere he looked like he was poised to be a Palpatine movie for those movies before Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) suddenly cuts him in half during last serious. (Let’s not make it look like a palpatine peel?)

Serkis has He’s spent the past several days talking about his short time in Snoke and how it affected his return to the franchise. When he recently spoke to Slashfilm, admitted he was reluctant to join the show when he approached model Tony Gilroy. In the first place, those concerns arose about fueling fan theories – “Does Keno really play Snook?!– But it was his love rogue one which she won. He explained that “the world of ‘Rogue One’ feels so gritty and real and human and complex.” “Unlike the world in which Snoke lives, which revolves a lot about dark and light, it’s more about the gray areas of the ‘Star Wars’ universe.”

Regardless of Snoke Communications’ concerns, Serkis . did not recognize Feeling less pressure with this show compared to the movies. This helped that his inclusion on the show was a complete secret, thus eliminating any speculation that could have created a false sense of promise when it was inevitable. show up above. “no one knows [me] Until last week. “There was absolutely no pressure in terms of being there. I think not having it announced earlier was a great thing. […] It’s a nice surprise, I think, and I hope for everyone.”

Serkis’ personal backstory revealed the character collider, was that Kino was a showrunner who was fighting for workers’ and union rights when the Empire took him. butWanting to help others was a thing It gradually faded away while in prison, Sarkis continued, “getting rid of any desire to look for other people apart from himself. Just do his time and get out.”

Yes, about that…

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The first episode of Narkina 5 arc – aptly titled “Narkina 5″ – depicts Kino Loy as a force who just wants the prisoner-building process to go smoothly as his sentence ends. last week’s episode,”Nobody is listening!He sees Cassian making an active effort to get Kino into the prison escape as he cooks with his other co-workers, as Kino does his best to stay out of it. For the inmate part of the episode, this pressure is felt all the time, and the prison guards begin to tighten their authority on the prisoners. He gradually wears keno, once he knows that the end of his sentence will only lead to his existence Taken to another level of prison, Kino joins Cassian prison escape game, word gameQuoted by noise from the last line. (“Not more than 12.”

By Kino Change, Serkis praised Gilroy’s writing and narkina 5 arc writer, house of paper Viewer Bo Willimon, calling him “exceptional.” He continued by saying that Kino kept his eyes like this Focused on getting to the point that escaping from prison or wondering if he was actually going to leave was never something he would ever think of until Cassian’s repeated attempts to radicalize him. Having that in his mind, Serkis said, was “unbearable for him. It’s like a trigger switch that enables him to stop thinking about himself and let go. […] He began to think about the greater good, and how he might enable and affect a journey out of there for Cassian’s side.”

end of all Andor The arc saw losses on both the Empire’s side and Andor’s side, but some – such as Vail (Fay Marsai) And Cinta (Varada Sethu) so far have been able to live and enhance their stories. Whether Kino ended up biting her during a robbery or went out with Andor, the character is definitely in the cast that’s been stacked with strong characteristics and excellent performances thus far.

Andor New episodes Wednesday on Disney Plus for the first time.


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