Obi Wan Kenobi is an upcoming American television miniseries. It is set up to be released in the year 2022. This miniseries is getting created for the streaming service Disney+. This miniseries is based on Star Wars by George Lucas. It will be set ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, this is a 2005 film. This series is directed by Deborah Chow while Joby Harold will be serving as showrunner. Its production house is Lucasfilm. We will be able to watch many Star Wars characters.
The production of the miniseries was set up to be scheduled to begin in July 2020 but Lucasfilm was unhappy with the series’ scripts therefore, the production of the miniseries was kept on the indefinite hold from January 2020. Therefore to satisfy the need in April 2020 The production house hired Harol to rewrite the script of the miniseries and additional castings were announced in March 2021. However, the filming finally started at May 2021 in Los Angeles. The president of Lucasfilm showed confidence in Deborah Chow for being the best-suited director for this series.
Expected Plot of the upcoming Star Wars series
The miniseries Obi Wan Kenobi will take place 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. The series will follow up a Jedi Master who survived Order 66 named Obi Wan Kenobi who is watching over a 10-year-old Luke Skywalker on a deserted planet Tatooine. He finds himself hiding on the deserted planet and embarking on a challenging and rocky adventure.
Expected Cast of the series
There will be many similar characters who starred at star wars movies before. However, many new characters are also being added to it.
Here is the list of the cast of Obi Wan Kenobi:
- Ewan McGregor as Obi Wan Kenobi
- Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader
- Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars
- Bonnie Piesse as Beru Whitesun Lars
- Moses Ingram as Reva Sevander / the Third Sister
- Indira Varma as an Imperial officer
- Rupert Friend as the Grand Inquisitor
- Sung Kang as the Fifth Brother
Some cast’s roles haven’t been disclosed but it is decided that they are going to appear in the show like Rory Ross, Kumail Nanjiani, and others.
When is the Obi Wan Kenobi going to be Released?
Obi Wan Kenobi Season 1 is all set to be released on May 27, 2022. This miniseries is officially scheduled for 6 episodes in total which 2 episodes will be released on May 27, 2022, while the other 4 subsequent episodes will be released Weekly on Disney+.