Streaming giant Disney+ soon be premiering Obi-Wan Kenobi a limited original Star Wars series on the platform. The series is touted to be an action-adventure science fiction web series and set after a decade of 2005 Star Wars film named Star Wars: Episode3-Revenge of the Sith, events.
Obi-Won Kenobi is written by Joby Harold, his works include Army of The Dead, Transformers: Rise of The Beasts, etc. Harold also served as an executive producer of the 2014 sci-fi Tom Cruise starrer the film Edge of Tomorrow and John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum starring Keanu Reaves.
The series is said to be comprised of 6 episodes, all the episodes are directed by Joby Harold. He earlier worked in well-known shows like episode 6 of Mr. Robot season 1, The Vampire Diaries season 7 episode 10 (Hell is Other People), Lost In Space season 1 episode name Transmission, Better Call Saul season 4 episode (Something Stupid), and The Mandalorian season 1 (The Sin & Reckoning).
Star Cast of Obi-Wan Kenobi
The main lead Ewan who also serves as one of the executive producers of the show confirmed that the shooting for the show started in May 2021 and concluded on Sept 2021.
Obi-Wan Kenobi features stars returning to the series from the Star Wars franchise are Ewan McGregor in the titular role Obi-Wan Kenobi, Hayden Christensen (Anain Skywalker/Darth Vader), Joel Edgerton (Owen Lars) and Bonnie Piesse (Beru Whitesun Lars).
Other actors are Moses Ingram, Kuamil Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Maya Eskine, and Rory Ross will be seen playing pivotal roles in the show.
Disney+Hotstar Premiere Date
The Streaming platform on Feb 10 this year unveiled a new look poster of the series, announced that Obi-Wan Kenobi would be premiering on Disney+Hotstar from 25 May 2022 (Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, English).
The announcement is relished by Star Wars franchise fans and they are now expecting the trailer of the series. Which will be reportedly unveiled by the makers soon.
— Disney+ (@DisneyPlus) February 9, 2022
Obi-Wan Kenobi is financed by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, and Joby Harold under the banner Lucasfilm. The limited series will be premiered on the platform by Disney Platform Distribution.
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