The next cast Star wars series Obi wan kenobi on Disney + has found its next actor in PEN15 star and co-creator Maya Erskine. Erskine, who also played a role in Precarious and Scoob!, will be featured in a supporting role in at least three episodes of Obi wan kenobi. She joins a returning Ewan McGregor who is returning to reprise the role of the titular Jedi Master.
Previously, Lucasfilm released a list of names that revealed the rest of the Obi wan kenobi throw away. With McGregor and now Maya erskine, the film will also bring Hayden Christensen back as Anakin Skywalker. Other cast members include Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.
Star wars Fans may also recognize Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse, as these two have also been featured previously in the franchise along with McGregor and Christensen. The two previously played Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru in the prequel trilogy.
At the moment, plot details are still unknown regarding Obi wan kenobi, but what we do know is that the series takes place ten years after the events of Revenge of the Sith and about nine years before New hope. With the return of Obi-Wan and Darth Vader, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy also teased that the Star wars the series will feature the ‘revenge of the century’. Needless to say, for a long time Star wars fans are pretty excited for the premiere of this series.
“The storylines are going to be really good, I think,” McGregor told Empire Online last year in reference to Obi wan kenobi. “I’m just excited to play it again. It’s been quite a while since I’ve played it before.”
In another interview, McGregor later added: “The most beautiful thing of all [about the series] is that it brought me back with Hayden [Christensen]. “
“It was an amazing journey playing Anakin Skywalken,” Christensen told StarWars.com in December. “Of course Anakin and Obi-Wan weren’t on the best of conditions when we last saw them… It’ll be interesting to see what an incredible director like Deborah Chow has in store for all of us to work on. new with Ewan. It feels good to be back. “
Several others Star wars projects are underway following the immense success of The Mandalorian. This show will soon have its own spinoffs, Boba Fett’s book, which will be released on Disney + later this year. Other Star wars the titles announced include a Thief one prequel after Cassian Andor, Rangers of the New Republic, and another Mandalorian spin-off on Ahsoka Tano.
Obi wan kenobi is currently in pre-production and plans to start filming in the very near future. Kathleen Kennedy is an executive producer alongside Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and writer Joby Harold. Carmen Cuba was the casting director. Chow is also on board to direct the six-episode series after directing two episodes of The Mandalorian. A Disney + release date has yet to be announced. This news comes to us from Deadline.
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