The cast of Obi-Wan Kenobi has been announced, and when we look at this cast, we can say that our expectations for the series have risen considerably.
Cast of Obi-Wan Kenobi officially announced. With a statement, Disney shared the entire cast of the previously announced Obi-Wan Kenobi series, with some of the actors. When we look at the list, we see that there are some surprising names as well as the names that are already known.
Obi-Wan Kenobi cast revealed
The series Obi-Wan Kenobi became official at the D23 event held in 2019 after long rumors. Ewan McGregor, who appeared on the stage at this event and is perhaps one of the most beloved characters of the 2nd trilogy, Obi-Wan Kenobi He announced that he would give life to his character once again. After this announcement, we learned that Hayden Christensen, who she co-starred in this trilogy, will also be in the series. As you know, Christensen gave life to the character of Anakin Skywalker, or Darth Vader, in the trilogy published in the 2000s.
New statements about the series, which remained silent for a long time, started to come in the past weeks and we encountered the announcement of some actors one by one. In its latest statement, Disney announced that the TV series Obi-Wan Kenobi will begin filming in April, as well as the cast of the series. According to the statement, names such as Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie are in the cast of the series. will take.
When we look at the list, we see that in addition to players such as Indra Varma, which was previously announced, there are quite important actors such as Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani and Sung Kang. In particular, I have to mention that I am also glad that Joel Edgerton is in the cast of this series. It is not yet clear which characters many of these actors will bring to life. Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse will play the characters Owen and Beru Lars. These two names gave life to the same characters in Part II and Part III. The Lars couple appeared in the series as Luke Skywalker’s uncle and aunt (stepmother) as Star Wars fans know.
The Obi-Wan Kenobi series will be about 10 years after the Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith story. The focus will be on what Jedi master Kenobi has done in this period when Anakin Skywalker is more and more buried in the dark side. In addition to Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan and Deborah Chow, the series’ lead actor Ewan McGregor is also included in the executive role of Deborah Chow, who also appeared in the Mandalorian series, and Joby Harold as the writer.