‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ will debut solely on Disney+ on Might 25.The brand new collection will see Ewan McGregor reprise his position as the enduring Jedi Grasp from the ‘Star Wars’ prequel trilogy – with Hayden Christensen additionally returning as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader.The story is ready 10 years after the occasions of the movie ‘Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith’ which noticed Obi-Wan Kenobi face his biggest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his finest pal and Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker – who turned to the darkish aspect to develop into the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Buddy, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie have additionally been forged within the six-episode collection.’Obi-Wan Kenobi’ is being directed by Deborah Chow with Joby Harold penning the scripts. Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan and Ewan are all concerned as government producers.
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McGregor beforehand revealed that his portrayal of Obi-Wan within the new collection has been impressed by the late Sir Alec Guinness’ tackle the Jedi Grasp within the authentic trilogy of ‘Star Wars’ motion pictures.The 50-year-old actor mentioned: “I’m an enormous fan and had a good time learning him by means of his early movies. It’s a enjoyable factor to try to think about him as a younger man.”I get a lot nearer in age to him so it will likely be my problem to try to meet him someplace.”The ‘Trainspotting’ star additionally spoke of his pleasure to have the chance to play the legendary Jedi Grasp as soon as once more.Ewan mentioned: “I am enthusiastic about working with (director) Deborah Chow, and the storylines are going to be actually good I feel. I am simply excited to play him once more. It has been lengthy sufficient since I performed him earlier than.”