Obi-Wan Kenobi series to start production in April, cast uncovered
Obi-Wan Kenobi, the new Disney+ special event series featuring Ewan McGregor as the famous Jedi Master, will start shooting in April.
The story starts 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Kenobi confronted his greatest defeat, the destruction and debasement of his dearest companion and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two widely praised episodes of The Mandalorian Season 1.
The series likewise denotes the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of 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 executive created by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, and author Joby Harold. Casting director is Carmen Cuba.
Obi-Wan Kenobi will be accessible exclusively on Disney+.