Finally, we’ve gotten some official news for Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars series, Obi-Wan Kenobi!
According to StarWars.com, the series’ production will begin this April starring Ewan McGregor as the titular Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi.
The story begins 10 years following the events of Revenge of the Sith where Kenobi had to witness the rise and fall of his greatest pupil, Anakin Skywalker. The series has been rumored to feature another stellar duel between the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi.
The Disney+ special event series is directed by Deborah Chow. Additionally, the remaining cast is joined by 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 produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, and writer Joby Harold. Carmen Cuba is casting director.
No release date was given, but it has been previously announced that it will release sometime in 2022 on Disney+.