Immediately after substantially anticipation from supporters, the Star Wars Obi Wan Kenobi spin-off Television present will commence filming in April, Disney has declared.

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as the Jedi learn in the Disney+ exhibit, which will be established 10 yrs soon after the activities of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith – the third episode in the Skywalker Saga.

Obi Wan Kenobi, who was performed by Alec Guinness in the original Star Wars film, acted as a mentor to Anakin Skywalker in the prequel films, prior to he witnessed his Padawan’s convert to the dark side at the conclude of Revenge of the Sith.

It was disclosed late last 12 months that Hayden Christensen, who performed the sick-fated Anakin Skywalker as he turned Darth Vader, will also appear in the present as the famous Sith lord.

Joining McGregor, who will also executive deliver the show, and Christensen, is Australian singer Bonnie Piess, writer and star of The Big Unwell Kumail Nanjiani and Queen’s Gambit actress Moses Ingram.

Also joining is one more Star Wars alumnus in Joel Edgerton, who played a young Owen Lars – Luke Skywalker’s uncle on Tatooine.

Indira Varma, Rupert Mate, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie make up the rest of the solid.

Deborah Chow, who also manufactured two episodes of latest Disney+ good results The Mandalorian, will direct the manufacturing.

The series has been hotly anticipated by fans for a although considering that becoming introduced by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy along with McGregor at Disney’s D23 Expo in 2019.

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Nonetheless, there is nonetheless no phrase on regardless of whether Jar Jar Binks will be generating a appear again for the present, however.

Last week Disney disclosed that its latest Marvel show The Falcon and The Winter Soldier was its most watched period opener to date, as the enjoyment giant moves its business model in the direction of its streaming platform.

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