UK’s Battersea Power Station Celebrates Arrival Of “Obi-Wan Kenobi”

To celebrate the arrival of the new Star Wars original limited series on Disney+, Obi-Wan Kenobi, one UK landmark building got in on the fun with new lighting and projection effects.

What’s Happening:

  • In celebration of the imminent release of the Star Wars original series coming straight to Disney+, Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Battersea Power Station in the UK took on a new look last night.
  • Featuring projections and high powered lighting, the chimney stacks of the power station were transformed into the lightsabers of both Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader.
  • Beneath the lighting, projections formed the handles of the lightsabers while the rest of the building was covered in images and iconography from the new series.

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith”where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat—the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
  • The original limited series stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, 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 set to debut on Disney+ tomorrow, Friday, May 27th.

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