- 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:
— Star Wars (@starwars) March 29, 2021
- 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
- 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.