Disney+ Announces Full Cast for “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Series, Filming to Start in April

As a new month approaches, Disney+ has announced that Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi will begin filming in April.

What’s Happening:

  • While they haven’t given the exact date, Disney has announced that production on Obi-Wan Kenobi will begin in April.
  • Along with the news of the filming, Star Wars also tweeted the full cast list earlier this morning:

  • This Disney+ special event series sees the return of Ewan McGregor as the iconic Jedi Master and marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.

About the Series:

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi begins 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.
  • When it debuts, Obi-Wan Kenobi will be available exclusively on Disney+.


  • In addition to McGregor and Christensen, the series will feature:
    • Moses Ingram
    • Joel Edgerton
    • Bonnie Piesse
    • Kumail Nanjiani
    • Indira Varma
    • Rupert Friend
    • O’Shea Jackson Jr.
    • Sung Kang
    • Simone Kessell
    • Benny Safdie

Creative Team:

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of The Mandalorian, Season 1.
  • Executive-produced by:
    • Kathleen Kennedy
    • Michelle Rejwan
    • Deborah Chow
    • Ewan McGregor
    • Joby Harold (also serves as series writer)
  • Casting director is Carmen Cuba.
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