Finally some details!!! Disney+ has confirmed not just casting news but also the beginning of shooting for the upcoming live-action OBI-WAN KENOBI series!


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Starring Ewan McGregor as the iconic Jedi Master, the new series will begin shooting April 2021. The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.

The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of STAR WARS: REVENG OF THE SITH where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. 

OBI-WAN KENOBI is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of “The Mandalorian,” Season 1. The series is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and writer Joby Harold. The casting director is Carmen Cuba.

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OBI-WAN KENOBI will be available exclusively on Disney+. An official release date has not yet been announced.