Obi-Wan Ewan McGregor is back, after 17 years of wearing another suit Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.
But the new series Obi Wanslated for May, will serve as more of a sequel to Capper’s trilogy — in the years between pre-shows and Lucasfilm’s A new wave of Star Wars storiesGeorge Lucas’ television heir, Dave Filoni, has been digging deeper stories for ol’ Ben, Anakin Skywalker, and a host of new characters in… rings clone wars And the the rebels. There is a deeper history of Star Wars and legends Obi Wan From what most regular Star Wars fans might realize, it actually emerged from the first batch of still images from the series, which were dropped this morning by Entertainment Weekly.
We don’t know much about him Obi Wan Besides the fact that Obi-Wan MacGregor is in it, Hayden Christensen is back!in a way, like Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader, and that there are a host of beloved actors who have appeared in fashion roles, including Kumail Nanjiami (eternityand Maya Erskine15 . pen). But there are two things that immediately stand out in this reserved but revealing new look at the series, written by Joby Harold (army of the deadand directed by Deborah ChowThe Mandalorian).
The first should satisfy anyone who feels stuck in the sand while boba fett book Earlier this year: Obi-Wan He’s coming down from Tatooine. EW spoke to Harold about the new location, Daiyu, which the writer said “has a Hong Kong feel,… It has a graphic-filled nightlife, and it’s kind of a thrill. It’s just a different lane and a different feel.”
The new batch of images also introduces Reva, played by Moses Ingram of The queen of maneuvering. Riva is the first live-action detective we’ve seen in the Star Wars universe, but fans of Filoni’s animated series should know what her presence means for our hero. To put it simply for people catching up: She wants to kill my Jedi. And Obi-Wan is my grandfather.
What is Obi-Wan looking for? There are some massive rumors swirling around the internet, connecting the series’ plot to some classic character arcs – but nothing we’ll spoil here. But the fledgling Empire apparently knows something about the Anakin children, because Reva also appears on the doorstep of Uncle Owen’s house in Tatooine. Enquiry about something. Joel Edgerton returns to his predecessor, who only became a massive star in the years since his Star Wars tenure.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus premieres May 25th. For more still shots of characters standing around looking curious, head over to EW.com.
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