The audience is all excited for the release of the series, Obi-Wan Kenobi which will make its appearance globally on the Disney + platform. Before its release, the series has been in great news recently. Initially, it was planned to release it in the form of a movie but lately due to some reasons it was decided to release it in the form of a series. The announcement was made by Disney to premiere the series in August 2019. However, there is no confirmed news whether the movie will go on air in the middle of the end of the year 2022. It is certain that the production of the series – Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi started in April 2021 and came to an end by September 2021.
Cast and crew
Not to be surprised, Ewan McGregor was the first name to be finalized for the series. He has played some of the leading roles in Attack of the Clones and Phantom Menace, his role in the series Obi-Wan Kenobi is similar to the characters he played earlier. As authenticated by the head of Star Wars Hayden Christensen will resume the role of Darth Vader. The series also features Bonnie Piesse and Joel Edgerton disguised as aunt Beru and uncle Owen respectively. A small teaser has also been released last year in October. It will be among one of the biggest releases of Disney+.
Deborah Chow, who is the first female to direct any action star wars series, is the director of the series and has lately directed some episodes of the Mandalorian. The series is written by Joby Harold and ahead of the release, the internet is already buzzed with the stories. The series begins post 10 years of the circumstances of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith with the vanquishing of Kenobi after the downfall of his friend and Anakin Skywalker transformed into an evil Sith.
Other cast members include O’Shea Jackson, Jr. and Indira Varma. Although their roles are not yet known. It is also presumed that a young Luke Skywalker may be cast in the series. Ewan McGregor disclosed that there would not be much difference in his character as compared to the previous series. He also revealed that in order to make the series look realistic, they have made the use of latest tools and technology like StageCraft.
As per the latest reports, Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi comprises a single season with a duration of 6 hour-long episodes. Maya Erskine has also been a part of the show though her role is unknown.
The storyline of the show
To date, it is known that Obi-Wan Kenobi while being in deportation, will keep an eye over Luke from a distance. The role of Vader is not yet clear but as per facts, it is believed that there will be a fighting sequence between him and Obi-Wan Kenobi. According to the director, Chow, the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi has to face many difficulties.
Keep reading for further updates. It will be quite interesting to watch will the series is a superhit like all other Star Wars shows.