We’ve realized solely a little bit bit in regards to the Obi-Wan Kenobi reside motion collection destined for Disney+, however immediately extra particulars are surfacing. Not solely are Disney and LucasFilm telling us when manufacturing is about to start, however they’re saying much more forged members past Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, who’re reprising their roles of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader from the prequel trilogy.
Becoming a member of McGregor and Christensen will probably be Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Pal, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. Not one of the roles these actors are enjoying have been revealed immediately, however that’s a reasonably star-studded listing of forged members however.
LucasFilm additionally revealed immediately that Obi-Wan Kenobi, because the present is formally referred to as, will start capturing in April. No premiere date has been introduced for the present but, however with manufacturing starting in April, we’re in all probability trying on the present going reside early subsequent 12 months. Disney is referring to Obi-Wan Kenobi as a “particular occasion” collection, which implies that this will probably be a miniseries, not an ongoing one like The Mandalorian.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is about 10 years after the occasions of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. By this level, the Jedi have been all however worn out by the Galactic Empire and Obi-Wan is in exile on the planet Tatooine, watching over a younger Luke Skywalker from a afar.
We don’t know a complete lot about Obi-Wan’s time between Episode III and Episode IV, so this collection ought to do one thing to fill that hole. We’ll let you understand when extra Disney reveals extra about Obi-Wan Kenobi, so keep tuned for that.