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That’s right, the next chapter in the Star Wars universe has arrived, a new spin-off series centred around the beloved Obi-Wan Kenobi – and it’s available to stream now exclusively on Disney+!
This riveting six-part series marks the welcome return of Ewan McGregor as the titular Obi-Wan, a role he first played in the iconic 1999 prequel film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
Also returning from the original prequel trilogy is Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, much to fans’ delight.
The series has kicked off with a two-episode premiere which you can devour on Disney+ today. The remaining four episodes will drop every Wednesday for the next four weeks until the finale on June 22nd.
Obi-Wan Kenobi picks up exactly 10 years after Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith which famously saw our protagonist suffer a brutal defeat to his arch nemesis Darth Vader. The Sith Lord successfully corrupted Obi-Wan’s apprentice and close confidante, Anakin Skywalker, luring him to betray Obi-Wan and turn to the dark side.
Other original prequel stars poised to return are Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse, whilst the series also welcomes a host of familiar faces to the franchise including Moses Ingram (The Queen’s Gambit), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Rupert Friend (Homeland), and Sung Kang (Fast & Furious).
Deborah Chow returns to direct the series, having previously directed two episodes of the revered The Mandalorian series in 2019.
To whet your appetite for this blockbuster show, peep the latest tantalising trailer below.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is now steaming exclusively on Disney+. You can watch the series or sign up to Disney+ for just €8.99 per month by clicking here.