Obi-Wan Kenobi Trailer Reveals the Return of the Jedi Master and Some Familiar Faces
Disney+ has revealed the first trailer for the highly-anticipated Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi. The series is set to premiere this May and will mark the 45th anniversary since the Jedi Master appeared on screen portrayed by Alec Guinness. Now, Ewan McGregor is set to reprise the role he portrayed in the prequel trilogy once more in the limited series.
The series will begin a decade after the tragic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith that saw Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) turn to the Dark Side and led Obi-Wan Kenobi to fight his best friend and once apprentice, leaving him for dead.
The trailer shows Kenobi keeping a distant yet watchful eye over a young Luke Skywalker all while the Grand Inquisitor continues the hunt for the remaining Jedi. Deborah Chow will be director and showrunner of the limited series working from a script by Joby Harold.
Joining McGregor and Christensen will be Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse who portrayed Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru in the prequel trilogy. Moses Ingram also stars in the series as an inquisitor named Reva who is tasked with tracking Obi-Wan Kenobi. The cast also includes Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie.
The limited series is executive produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, and Joby Harold.
Obi-Wan Kenobi will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on May 25th, 2022. Check out the first trailer and exclusive EW images below:
Source: Star Wars