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Disney+ Star Wars limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi debuts May 25, Ewan McGregor reprises Jedi Master role

Ewan McGregor wanders across a desert in new Star Wars TV show

The eagerly anticipated return of Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi is set for May 25, 2022, Disney+ has confirmed. The limited series from Lucasfilm will debut exclusively on the streaming service, the latest addition to its Star Wars TV roster.

Resisting the opportunity to launch the show on May fourth, the series stars Ewan McGregor, reprising his role as the iconic Jedi Master. The story is set 10 years after the climatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, in which Obi-Wan witnessed the downfall and corruption of his friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker.

Spoiler alert: Anakin turned to the dark side, taking up the mantle of tetchy Sith Lord Darth Vader. 

Obi-Wan Kenobi marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader. Also in the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie. 

In news that’s certain to delight long time Star Wars fans, legendary composer John Williams has composed the main theme and scored the series.  

Obi-Wan Kenobi also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader…

Obi-Wan kenobi key art released by Disney+

Obi-Wan Kenobi is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and Joby Harold.

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