Disney+ Announces 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Series Release Date

Starring Ewan McGregor.

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Disney+ has officially set an official release date for its third Star Wars series for the platform. Obi-Wan Kenobi is a limited series starring Ewan McGregor as the protagonist Jedi Master.

The plot beings a decade after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Hayden Christensen will be reprising the role of Darth Vader alongside McGregor. The cast also features Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse as Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru respectively, as well as Kumail Nanjiani, Moses Ingram, Rupert Friend, Indira Varma, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. On Disney+ Day, McGregor and director Deborah Chow shared a sizzle reel with production art, giving fans a first look at what to expect for the series.

A full-length trailer has yet to be revealed. Stay tuned for the imminent release. Disney+ has also confirmed that it is working on projects based in the same realm surrounding Cassian Andor, Ahsoka Tano, Lando Calrissian, and more.

Obi-Wan Kenobi arrives on the streamer on May 25.

In other entertainment news, Seth MacFarlane wants Liam Neeson to star in The Naked Gun reboot.

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