Last week we heard marbles that Ewan McGregor had finally signed a deal after years of hugging and ahmens agreement to return to the Star Wars galaxy as a legendary Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Now, Disney has just made it official.
The company announced today at the upcoming D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, that the new series will be released on the upcoming Disney Mega streaming Disney + streaming service scheduled to launch in the US on November 1
The currently unnamed series, which includes the previously mentioned Mandalorian and another series that follows Diego Luna's Rogue One character, Rebel Spy Cassian, andor is considered part of Lucasfilms Disney + Kenobi's program plan followed eight years after the events of Revenge of the Sith when the Jedi were eliminated by the fallen Anakin Skywalker and Sheev Palpatine. The show takes place around the same time Solo: A Star Wars Story and follows Obi-Wan in exile on the planet Tatooine to watch over the hidden son of Anakin and his wife Padmé, Luke.
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There is a long way to go for what has been a rumor since the beginning of 2014. McGregor himself has repeatedly danced around a Star Wars return rumors have grown from a stand-alone film in the style of Rogue One or solo to a trilogy of films Billy Elliot Stephen Daldry, allegedly on board, eventually mumbles along with other potential spin-offs of films from his dismissal. Now maybe the movie is gone, but at least the idea lives on: maybe more powerful than we can imagine.
We'll bring you more details on the Obi-Wan series as we get to know them.
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