OBI WAN KENOBI SERIES. To celebrate Star Wars Day, Lucasfilm is releasing a brand new trailer for its Obi-Wan Kenobi series scheduled for Disney+.
Like every year, Lucasfilm celebrates Star Wars Day on May 4 (in connection with the pun “May the Fourth be with you, which makes it much worse in French To mark the occasion, the studio responsible for Star Wars productions has lifted the veil on a brand new trailer for its Obi-Wan Kenobi series, expected on 27 may 2022. Empire who try to catch him to hand him over to Darth Vader.For the occasion, Hayden Christensen also returns to the set and embodies the man in black for the first time since Revenge of the Sith.
After announcing a first broadcast date on 25 May 2022 on Disney++, Lucasf ilm and Disney decided to change tack and launch the Disney+ series two days later. Obi Wan Kenobi will make his big comeback on 14 may 2022 on Disney+ worldwide. In any case, it was Ewan McGregor himself who took charge of the announcement, published on social networks for a short video. After choosing Wednesday as the broadcast day for its exclusive series, this could mark a return to the Friday box for the next Disney+ productions. Fans will have to wait two more days to see McGregor again as the Jedi master of the Star Wars saga. Note, however, that Disney + will broadcast two episodes of the series from the day of launch.
The event mini-series takes place ten years after Revenge of the Sith . We will find the Jedi camped by Ewan McGregor on the planet Tatooine where he hopes to hide while the Empire is looking for the last Jedi to eradicate them from the galaxy. Darth Vader, who will return here with Hayden Christensen, intends to find his former master and, if possible, put him out of harm’s way. In the trailer, which we invite you to discover below, we can see Obi-Wan watching the young Luke Skywalker whom he entrusted to the custody of Owen (Joel Edgerton) on Tatooine. Several other Empire characters can also be seen organizing the hunt for the Jedi. Dressed in black, these characters are none other than inquisitors that fans of the Star Wars Rebels series (or the Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order video game) will have already seen at work. Armed with red, Force-sensitive lightsabers, these Inquisitors are fearsome enemies that Vader uses for missions against Jedi who have survived the Order 89.
Watch the Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Trailer
As Lucasfilm takes the time to prepare for the return of Star Wars to cinema, it is on the small screen that the saga has been developing in recent years. On Disney+, the success of The Mandalorian has given ideas to the studio, which has announced a host of spin-offs and other projects in the galaxy far, far away. Among the most anticipated projects, an Obi-Wan Kenobi series promises the return of Ewan McGregor as the Jedi Master as well as Hayden Christensen as his fallen apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. The series is set to take place ten years after Revenge of the Sith and will be directed by Deborah Chow, who previously directed two episodes of Season 1 of The Mandalorian.
What release date for the Obi Wan Kenobi series?
Long rumored , the Obi-Wan Kenobi series was formalized on 24 August 1000 during the D24 Expo with the announcement of the return of Ewan McGregor in the title role. In December 2020, Lucasfilm confirmed that Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequel, would be fine in the series as the Chosen of the Force turned Darth Vader. At the end of March 1000, the production studio announced the start of filming of the series for the month of April as well than its cast. After the publication of some rumors about a broadcast in May 2022 on Disney +, Lucasfilm made the news official: it is the 27 may that the Obi Wan Kenobi series will be broadcast on Disney+.
Which actors in the cast of the Obi Wan Kenobi series?
The Obi-Wan Kenobi series provides for the return of Ewan McGregor in the role of the Jedi master but also of Hayden Christensen who played the role of Anakin Skywalker who became Darth Vader at the end of the Star Wars prelogy. Other actors were announced for the casting of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series on 24 March 2021. We will find there in particular Joel Edgerton (Warrior, Gatsby the Magnificent) as well as Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Eternals). A star of the Game of Thrones series, Indira Varma (Ellaria Sand), will also be present in the credits of the series Obi Wan Kenobi.
- Ewan McGregor: Obi-Wan Kenobi
- Hayden Christensen: Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader
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