Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi: These stars star in the series

Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi: These stars star in the series

Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi

It has been known for some time that production of the new Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi series is due to begin during the first half of the year. However, there has not yet been a specific date for this. After all, the corona pandemic has caused some delays in this regard. Nothing has changed in the meantime. But at least Disney has now announced that the starting shot will be given shortly. There are also new cast details for the series.

We've known for some time that Ewan McGregor will return as Obi-Wan and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader, respectively. We also reported on the contribution of Indira Varma (known as Ellaria Sand from "Game of Thrones"). In the meantime, however, other actors have been determined to join Star Wars. Obi-Wan Kenobi. This includes Joel Edgerton, whom you should know from films like "The Great Gatsby" or "The Prodigal Son". Also on board is Rupert Friend, who has also worked in the video game adaptation "Hitman: Agent 47" and the series "Homeland". However, it is not yet known what role they will slip into. When the series will be shown on Disney + is also not yet certain. Here is the list of the cast that has been confirmed so far:

Ewan McGregor Hayden Christensen Bonnie Piesse Moses Ingram Joel Edgerton O'Shea Jackson Jr. Kumail Nanjiani Simone Kessell Indira Varma Rupert Friend Sung Kang Benny Safdie Recommended editorial content Here you will find external content from [PLATFORM]. To protect your personal data, external integrations are only displayed if you confirm this by clicking on "Load all external content": Load all external content I consent to external content being displayed to me. This means that personal data is transmitted to third-party platforms. Read more about our privacy policy . External content More on this in our data protection declaration. Source: Disney Twitter channel

'Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi' to start production in April, cast announced

March 29 (UPI) -- Star Wars television series Obi-Wan Kenobi will begin production in April, Disney+ announced on Monday alongside the show's cast.

Ewan McGregor will be returning to reprise his role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi along with Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader.

The Disney+ series takes place 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian) is serving as director.

Kumail Nanjiani, Joel Edgerton, Moses Ingram, Bonnie Piesse, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie also star.

McGregor is also executive producing along with Chow, Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan and writer Joby Harold.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is the latest Star Wars series set to hit Disney+. The company previously announced plans to release roughly 10 Star Wars shows in the coming years.

A new series based around bounty hunter Boba Fett titled The Book of Boba Fett is coming to Disney+ in December 2021.