Obi-Wan Kenobi Series News


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Development & Production


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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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Sep. 10, 2020
Eawn McGregor said 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' is set to start production in Spring 2021.   (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)
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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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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. 15, 2020
Hayden Christensen was rumored to have signed on as a series regular for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'   (LRM Online)
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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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Apr. 06, 2020
'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was confirmed to release in 2022 on Disney+.   (Disney)

Plot


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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)