We will see Ewan McGregor‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ soon. The Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring McGregor, reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel films, is set to begin filming this March, the actor revealed. While no official release date has yet been set for the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series, this means we can probably expect the series to debut sometime in late 2021 or early 2022.
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The Mandalorian‘s new “Stagecraft” technology, which uses a rear-projected LED screen to create a reactive environment, is considered the most groundbreaking new film technology since the green screen. So it’s no wonder that Disney+ plans to use it for one of its most anticipated Star Wars series. The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series will use the same technology as that pioneered by The Mandalorian, according to star Ewan McGregor, who shared vague new details about the yet-untitled series.
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Joby Harold, whose writing credits include Awake, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, and Zack Snyder’s upcoming Army of the Dead, has been hired as the new writer of the untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+. Get the details below. Read More »
Disney is looking within its circle of Lucasfilm regulars for a writer to replace Hossein Amini on the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels creator Dave Filoni and longtime Star Wars TV writer Christopher Yost are among those being eyed by Disney as the new Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series writer. Both Filoni and Yost are part of the Disney+ family as well, having written episodes of The Mandalorian, with Filoni also directing two of them.
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Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 by Jacob Hall
Last week, there were rumblings across the internet suggesting that Lucasfilm’s Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series was in trouble. Rumors claimed that the show, which was being developed for the Disney+ streaming service, was cancelled. Or that star Ewan McGregor (reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel trilogy) had left. However, the truth is now out there and while it certainly sounds like the show has suffered a major setback, it also sounds like Lucasfilm is determined to course correct.
The Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been shut down, albeit temporarily, so the scripts can be completely rewritten.
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Looks like Ewan McGregor‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi will be encountering a familiar face in his upcoming Disney+ series. A new rumor claims that Jar Jar Binks, perhaps the most hated character from George Lucas’s Star Wars prequels, is going to appear in the new show – and this time, Jar Jar will have a beard. Read More »
Last week, the third episode of The Mandalorian arrived on Disney+, and many are calling it the best episode of the season so far. That’s largely thanks to the directorial efforts of Deborah Chow, the first woman to ever direct a live-action piece of media in the Star Wars universe. From action to touching moments with Baby Yoda, Chow handled Star Wars with grace and excitement, and she’s about to do it all over again with the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
Originally planned to be a feature film, the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series coming to Disney+ takes place between the time of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. There’s a lengthy period of time between the two movies, and the Obi-Wan series will dig into a small chunk of it. For her part, Chow is happy to have the added hours to really dig into this time period and explore what the galaxy is like during this time. Read More »