'Obi-Wan Kenobi': 5 things to know about the Disney+ sci-fi series

Disney+ launches the much-awaited series on a fictional character in the 'Star Wars' franchise


                            'Obi-Wan Kenobi': 5 things to know about the Disney+ sci-fi series
Ewan McGregor in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' (IMDb)
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Disney+ brings the much-awaited series, 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' for us to target our list of binge-watches. The fictional character of the same name is a part of the iconic Star Wars franchise. 

Having said that, Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) is a Jedi master within the original trilogy. In the all-new Disney+ miniseries, we'll witness the Jedi master watching over young Luke Skywalker (Grant Feely) as he evades the Empire's elite Jedi hunters during his exile on the desert planet of Tatooine.

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When does 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' release and where can you watch it?

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' premieres on May 27, 2022, and can be watched on Disney+. 

What is 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' all about? 

The official synopsis reads, "Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi watches over young Luke Skywalker and evades the Empire's elite Jedi hunters during his exile on the desert planet Tatooine".

Who stars in the Disney+ sci-fi miniseries?

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi

The famous Scottish actor, Ewan McGregor is known for several of his movies and musicals. His acting debut kickstarted with a leading role in the series, 'Lipstick on Your Collar'. McGregor received international fame for his work in the film 'Trainspotting' (1996) as Mark Renton and 'T2 Trainspotting' (2017). The legendary actor had his name shine on Hollywood's map with his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the 'Star Wars prequel trilogy'. Some of his notable works include his roles as Christian in the musical, 'Moulin Rouge!', John Grimes in 'Black Hawk Down', Edward Bloom in 'Big Fish', Rodney Copperbottom in 'Robots', and many more. 

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McGregor played the lead in the Netflix miniseries 'Halston', and won a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or movie, in 2021. He will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Disney+ series with the same name.


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The rest of the cast includes Rupert Friend as Grand Inquisitor, Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars, Benny Safdie, Kumail Nanjiani, Maya Erskine, Sung Kang as Fifth Brother, Simone Kessell, O'Shea Jackson Jr, Bonnie Piesse as Beru Lars, Moses Ingram as Inquisitor Reva, Marisé Álvarez as Nyche, Grant Feely as Luke Skywalker, Paul O'Kelly as the prisoner, Stephen Cannon as the farmer, and Indira Varma as Tia.

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Showrunners 

The series is directed by Deborah Chow. 

Trailer 

Check out the trailer of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' below:


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