Ewan McGregor Shares Obi-Wan Kenobi Premiere Moves Back Two Days but Gets Double Episode Launch

Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) shared some important news on the Star Wars YouTube page.

What’s Happening:

  • First, Ewan McGregor thanks his fans for all the support for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
  • He shares that he has some important news: the premiere date is moving a couple of days from Wednesday to Friday, May 27th, 2022.
  • He then shares that the exciting part is that the first two episodes will premiere together.
  • He says to make sure you tune into both episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, premiering Friday, May 27th exclusively on Disney+.
  • You can see his announcement video below.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Series:

  • The show will now premiere during Star Wars Celebration, so fans at the conference will be able to see it featured at a live screening. Star Wars Celebration is happening May 26th through May 29th, 2022.
  • For the first time in 17 years, he is reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi. McGregor said the series is arriving mid a new wave of positivity for Star Wars prequels .
  • There was a teaser trailer released earlier in the month and it gives us a little glimpse of what is to come for this series.
  • The main cast was revealed last year, and includes Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani, Moses Ingram, and more.
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