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[03/29/21 - 07:01 AM]
New Lucasfilm Special Event Series "Obi-Wan Kenobi" to Begin Production
Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.

[03/01/21 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 1
Updates include: CBS greenlights a pair of comedy pilots; Paramount+ fills out cast of "Guilty Party"; and Indira Varma tapped for "Obi-Wan Kenobi" at Disney+.

[12/10/20 - 05:26 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Surpasses 137 Million Paid Subscriptions Across Its Direct-to-Consumer Services, Shattering Previous Guidance
After greatly exceeding expectations, The Walt Disney Company shared guidance that it now expects its streaming services to hit 300-350 million total subscriptions by fiscal 2024, driven primarily by a significant increase in content output.

[04/02/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 2
Updates include: Dylan Walsh reports to The CW's "Superman & Lois"; ABC's "The Conners" nears renewal for third season; and Disney+'s Obi-Wan Kenobi series lands new writer.

[01/23/20 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 23
Updates include: OWN pulls the plug on "Ambitions"; Disney+ puts Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series on hold; and ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all order various projects to pilot.

[09/27/19 - 02:32 PM]
Deborah Chow to Direct Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Exclusively on Disney+
Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the series, which takes place eight years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

[08/23/19 - 07:30 PM]
Disney+ Announces Six New Titles and Showcases Exciting Slate of Highly Anticipated Original Series and Films at D23 Expo 2019
The streaming service recaps its various announcements from today.

[08/23/19 - 06:03 PM]
Ewan McGregor Will Reprise His Role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a New Original Series, Coming to Disney+
The much-ballyhooed project was confirmed at today's D23 Expo event.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.







OBI-WAN KENOBI (DISNEY PLUS)
Premieres in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney+'s press release, March 2021) "Obi-Wan Kenobi," the new Disney+ special event series starring Ewan McGregor as the iconic Jedi Master, will begin shooting in April. The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith" where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of "The Mandalorian," Season 1. The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader. Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Benny Safdie
· Bonnie Piesse as Beru
· Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
· Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader
· Indira Varma
· Joel Edgerton as Owen
· Kumail Nanjiani
· Moses Ingram
· O'Shea Jackson, Jr.
· Rupert Friend
· Simone Kessell
· Sung Kang
CREW INFORMATION:
· Deborah Chow as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Ewan McGregor as EP
· Joby Harold as CRTR/EP
· Kathleen Kennedy as EP
· Michelle Rejwan as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lucasfilm