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Disney+’s ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series Begins Production

Disney+’s ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series Begins Production

Disney+'s 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Series Begins Production

One of Disney+‘s most anticipated shows has begun production. Obi-Wan Kenobi will see Ewan McGregor reprise his role as the iconic Jedi Master taking place 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge 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. The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of The Mandalorian, Season 1. Production goes into full swing in April with the cast members finally confirmed. 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-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, and writer Joby Harold. The casting director is Carmen Cuba. The series will stream exclusively on Disney+.

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