After a bumpy begin, the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus present is lastly starting manufacturing.
Ewan McGregor returns to the function of Obi-Wan, with Hayden Christensen becoming a member of as Darth Vader. Returning Star Wars solid members embody Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse, who performed younger Owen and Beru Lars in Assault of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. Newly introduced solid members embody Moses Ingram (The Queen’s Gambit), Kumail Nanjiani (The Huge Sick), Indira Varma (Recreation of Thrones), Rupert Buddy (Homeland), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Den of Thieves), Sung Kang (The Quick and the Livid), Simone Kessell (Of Kings and Prophets), and Benny Safdie (Items of a Girl).
The particular occasion collection takes place 10 years after Revenge of the Sith, following Kenobi as he offers with the aftermath of his apprentice Anakin Skywalker turning to the Darkish Aspect and changing into Darth Vader. Deborah Chow, who directed two critically acclaimed episodes of The Mandalorian, will function director of the collection. Obi-Wan Kenobi was lengthy rumored, earlier than formally getting confirmed at D23 in 2019. In early 2020, the collection was placed on maintain because the idea was retooled (reportedly, it centered on Obi-Wan defending Child Luke, which ended up studying as too much like The Mandalorian). But it surely seems the present is again on monitor and beginning manufacturing, although launch date and additional particulars have but to be introduced.
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