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Development & Production


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Oct. 12, 2021
Kumail Nanjiani said that working with Ewan McGregor on The Volume set of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was a "wild" experience.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 20, 2021
Ewan McGregor confirmed that ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi's production has wrapped.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 16, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to have wrap filming.   (LRM Online)
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Jul. 16, 2021
Sung Kang agave some brief details about characters ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ mentioning the presence of "Darth Vader" and "Jedis" on set being "pinch yourself" moments.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 12, 2021
The first set photo of Ewan McGregor on the set of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was revealed.   (Set Photo(s))
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May. 05, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to begin filming in Los Angeles in May 2021.   (Set Photo(s))
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Apr. 28, 2021
Ewan McGregor teased that there are “monster, two-and-a-half-hour sessions of sword fights and hand-to-hand” training while preparing for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 04, 2021
The first video from the set of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was revealed, seemingly hinting that filming will start soon.   (Set Video(s))
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Mar. 29, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to begin production in April 2021.   (Lucasfilm)
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Feb. 02, 2021
Ewan McGregor confirmed that 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will be filming in Los Angeles, California in "late Spring."   (Cast/Crew)

Sep. 10, 2020
Eawn McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' is set to start production in Spring 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 02, 2020
'Kenobi' was rumored to begin production on January 4, 2021, in Boston, Massachusetts as well as London, United Kingdom.   (Reddit User)
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Sep. 11, 2020
Ewan McGregor said he's more excited about 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' than he was about 'Attack of the Clones' and 'Revenge of the Sith.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 10, 2020
Ewan McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' is being developed as a standalone season.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to be a limited series.   (Lucasfilm)
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Aug. 16, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to begin production in September 2020.   (Making Star Wars)
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Aug. 16, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production was rumored to use repurposed Tatooine sets from 'The Mandalorian's' production.   (Making Star Wars)
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Jul. 24, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production was rumored to start in March 2021 in Los Angeles, California.   (The Illuminerdi)
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Jul. 17, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production was rumored to possibly coincide with 'Cassian Andor's' production.   (Making Star Wars)
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Jun. 26, 2020
Director Deborah Chow said she was happy to have "a coherent voice and know what you're doing from beginning to end" with 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 16, 2020
Ewan McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will utilize the ground-breaking on-set production technology that 'The Mandalorian' spearheaded.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 16, 2020
Ewan McGregor said that he's "more excited about playing Obi-Wan Kenobi again" in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' than he was playing the character in the prequel trilogy.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 24, 2020
Ewan McGregor said reports of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' creative differences are untrue.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 24, 2020
Ewan McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' production has been pushed back to start in January 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 23, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production was reported to be delayed "indefinitely" due to script rewrites.   (Collider)
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Jan. 23, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' episode count was reported to be reduced from six episodes to four due to script issues.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jan. 23, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' script was reported to possibly be in the process of being reworked due to similarities to 'The Mandalorian's' story.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jan. 23, 2020
Lucasfilm was rumored to be considering shifting 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' from a Disney+ series to a movie.   (Jordan Maison)
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Oct. 28, 2019
Ewan McGregor said Lucasfilm was originally developing 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' as a movie before changing plans to the project being a Disney+ series.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 24, 2019
Ewan McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will consist of six one-hour episodes.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 24, 2019
Ewan McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was set to begin filming in Summer of 2020.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Aug. 23, 2019
An Obi-Wan Kenobi series was officially announced for Disney+.   (Lucasfilm)
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Aug. 23, 2019
Scripts for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' were confirmed to have been written.   (Lucasfilm)
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Aug. 23, 2019
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to be ready to start shooting in 2020.   (Lucasfilm)
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Feb. 19, 2019
An Obi-Wan Kenobi series was rumored to be development for Disney+.   (Star Wars News Net)

Crew


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Feb. 02, 2021
Chung-Hoon Chung was rumored to have joined the crew of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' as a cinematographer.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 02, 2020
Joby Harold was reported to be a writer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Variety)
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Sep. 27, 2019
Deborah Chow was officially announced to be the director for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)
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Sep. 27, 2019
Hossein Amini was officially announced as the writer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)
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Sep. 27, 2019
Ewan McGregor was officially announced as an executive producer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)

Cast


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Jul. 17, 2021
Vivien Lyra Blair was rumored to have joined the cast of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ as a young Princess Leia.   (Cinelinx)
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Jul. 17, 2021
Sung Kang was rumored to have joined the cast of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ as The Fifth Brother.   (Cinelinx)
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Jun. 10, 2021
Liam Neeson said that he hasn't been approached for a potential role in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 22, 2021
Maya Erksine's role was reported to be a supporting one in at least three episodes of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Deadline)

Apr. 22, 2021
Maya Erskine was reported to have joined the cast of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' in an unknown role.   (Deadline)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie were all confirmed to have joined the cast of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' in unknown roles.   (Lucasfilm)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse were officially cast in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' to reprise their 'Revenge of the Sith' roles as Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru.   (Lucasfilm)
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Mar. 01, 2021
Indira Varma was reported to have joined the cast of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' in an unknown role.   (Deadline)
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Jan. 12, 2021
Liam Neeson revealed that he would be "up for" returning as Qui-Gon Ginn in 'Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 13, 2020
Temeura Morrison was rumored to have joined the cast of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' in an unknown role.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Dec. 10, 2020
Hayden Christensen was confirmed to play Darth Vader in 'Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)
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Dec. 10, 2020
Hayden Christensen was confirmed to reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker for 'Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)

Jul. 15, 2020
Hayden Christensen was rumored to have signed on as a series regular for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (LRM Online)
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Nov. 23, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to be casting a female co-star, codenamed Riley (aka Eve), as well as three supporting characters.   (The Illuminerdi)
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Nov. 23, 2020
Three supporting characters & one co-lead were rumored to be getting cast in 'Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
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Nov. 23, 2020
Thuso Mbedu, Anula Navlekar, and Naomi Scott were rumored to be included on Lucasfilm's shortlist for a starring role in 'Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
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May. 18, 2020
Rosario Dawson was rumored to be in talks to reprise her role as Ahsoka Tano in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (The Illuminerdi)
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May. 06, 2020
Hayden Christensen was rumored to be in talks to reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (LRM Online)
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Apr. 08, 2020
Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best said he has not been asked about reprising his role as Binks in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 10, 2020
Jar Jar Binks was rumored to appear in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Making Star Wars)
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Aug. 23, 2019
Ewan McGregor was confirmed to star in an Obi-Wan Kenobi series.   (Lucasfilm)

Aug. 15, 2019
Ewan McGregor was reported to be signed on to star in an Obi-Wan Kenobi series.   (Deadline)

Release Date


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Oct. 04, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to release in May 2022.   (Jordan Maison)
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Apr. 06, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to release in 2022 on Disney+.   (Disney)

Plot


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Oct. 12, 2021
Kumail Nanjiani described his character in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' as a "new version of a type of Star Wars character" fans have seen before.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 07, 2021
Spoiler-heavy details of the fight between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader were revealed.   (Star Wars News Net)
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Sep. 20, 2021
Ewan McGregor said that he thinks that ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ will not disappoint fans.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 16, 2021
Sung Kang confirmed that his character in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will wield a lightsaber.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 19, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to feature the return of R2-D2 and C3PO.   (LRM Online)
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Jul. 17, 2021
‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ was rumored to showcase a young Leia Organa Leia as the "impetus" of the series and will have a major part in the events that transpire, though specifics remain unknown.   (Cinelinx)
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Jul. 17, 2021
‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ was rumored to include "a few characters who initially appeared in Star Wars: Rebels."   (Cinelinx)
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Jun. 26, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to feature at least one episode showing the titular Jedi going at it against at least one Inquisitor.   (Making Star Wars)
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May. 11, 2021
Ewan McGregor revealed that he filmed a scene for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' with "someone very special" during Star Wars Day.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 11, 2021
Ewan McGregor teased that Obi-Wan Kenobi will have a “probably slightly different” costume in the Disney+ series.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 07, 2021
Moses Ingram's character in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to be one of the Inquisitors.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Apr. 28, 2021
Ewan McGregor played coy when asked if Luke Skywalker will appear in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' simply saying "that's very possible. I don't know."   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 18, 2021
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to feature the Lars homestead on Tatooine.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Apr. 07, 2021
An official Star Wars book confirmed that Qui-GonJinn's Force Ghost communicated with Obi-Wan Kenobi 10 years after Jinn's death, potentially hinting at Jinn's role in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Lucasfilm)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Moses Ingram teased that her unnamed character in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will use lightsabers.   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 13, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to feature a squad of Clone troopers who will pursue the titular character.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Dec. 11, 2020
Deborah Chow said 'Kenobi' will feature Jedi hunters.   (Lucasfilm)
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Dec. 11, 2020
'Kenobi' was confirmed to feature other planets aside from Tatooine.   (Lucasfilm)
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Dec. 11, 2020
Deborah Chow confirmed that fans will "definitely see Obi-Wan and Darth Vader get into it again."   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 21, 2020
Ewan McGregor said of his 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' (Series) costume, "I walked into the dressing room. There were my beige cloaks and my belts and boots...It was my old costume. It was amazing!"   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 27, 2020
Commander Cody and the 212th Clone Battalion were rumored to appear in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Aug. 27, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' plot was rumored to have a heavy emphasis on Clone Wars flashbacks, with Hayden Christensen appearing as Anakin in his Clone War-era armor.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Aug. 27, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to revolve around the hunt of Obi-Wan Kenobi, whom Darth Vader is interested in finding.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Jul. 18, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was rumored to have included Clone Wars flashbacks at one point in its development.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Jul. 15, 2020
Darth Vader was rumored to appear in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Daniel Richtman)
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Oct. 24, 2019
Ewan McGregor said Obi-Wan Kenobi will be "dealing with the fact that all the Jedi were slaughtered" in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 23, 2019
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to be set eight years after the events of 'Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.'   (Lucasfilm)

Promotional


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Sep. 23, 2021
A new wrap gift for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' featuring Tatooine was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 26, 2021
Leaked concept art revealing the first look at Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was revealed.   (Star Wars News Net)