The Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney + The television series will start filming in April. Ewan McGregor repeats his famous role, Disney has confirmed.
The story begins 10 years after the events of the 2005 film Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, in which Kenobi experienced his greatest defeat – the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker, who found himself in the evil Sith Lord Darth transformed Vader.
The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen as the classic Star Wars villain.
On the show, Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend and O’Shea Jackson Jr. will also be among the stars who will join the cast.
McGregor hasn’t played the Jedi Master role in over 15 years.
The series of events is led by Deborah Chow, who previously directed two episodes of The Mandalorian’s first series, which was a huge success for her Disney + Streaming service.
It is produced by LucasFilm boss Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Chow, McGregor and the writer Joby Harold.
The series will be available on Disney +