Star Wars Fans’ dreams have come true: Ewan McGregor truly is back as the legendary Obi-Wan Kenobi, having first played the role in the 1999s. Star Wars: Episode I — the phantom menace Y Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith in 2005. Also returning to the world of Star Wars are Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse.
The Disney+ miniseries picks up 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III— Revenge of the Sith. Obi Wan Kenobi landed on Disney+ on Friday, May 27 and fans can’t get enough of it.
How many episodes are there in the long-awaited series? news week It has everything you need to know so you don’t miss a thing.
How many Star Wars episodes? Obi Wan Kenobi is there on Disney+?
Obi Wan Kenobi on Disney+ was originally conceived as a spin-off movie for Revenge of the Sith. Thankfully, the franchise has flipped over to television, which means there’s more Star Wars content to sink your teeth into that only 90 minutes or so.
The Disney+ miniseries has six episodes in total, premiering on Friday, May 27 and running through Friday, June 22.
Star Wars Fans are in for a treat as Disney decided to release not one, but two episodes on Friday, May 27, for fans to watch one after another.
The remaining four episodes will be released every Friday on the streaming platform. Newsweek has the following dates:
- Episode 1: Friday May 27
- Episode 2: Friday May 27
- Episode 3: Friday June 1
- Episode 4: Friday June 8
- Episode 5: Friday June 15
- Episode 6: Friday June 22
Watch Obi-Wan Kenobi, You must be a Disney+ customer. You can subscribe to Disney+ now for $7.99/£7.99 per month now or an annual fee of $79.99/£79.90.
There’s plenty of other Stars Wars content on Disney+ for fans of Obi Wan Kenobi to watch while waiting for new episodes, including mandalorian Y Boba Fett book.
What is Obi Wan Kenobi On?
Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ takes place 10 years after the events of the 2005 film, Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.
The miniseries sees Kenobi caring for Darth Vader’s son, Luke Skywalker, on Tatooine, where he lives a lonely life in exile.
His relatively uneventful life is turned upside down when Vader establishes the Sith Inquisitors program, which sees a group of Dark Side Force users on a mission to find any Jedi who survived Order 66, an order given by Emperor Palpatine for them to all Jedi are killed.
The official synopsis of Obi Wan Kenobi scoffs: “The story picks up 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat: the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.”
who stars Obi Wan Kenobi?
Ewan McGregor has reprized his role as Jedi MasterObi-Wan Kenobi in the Disney+ miniseries.
McGregor played the role in 1999 and has since starred in Fargo, Halston, doctor sleepY Birds of prey.
He is also well known for train sighting, T2 Trainspotting, Moulin RougeY Salmon fishing in Yemen.
Joel Edgerton returns to the Star Wars world as Owen Lars opposite Hayden Christensen, who reprises his role as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader.
Edgerton is known for his roles in red sparrow, The king, the underground railway, Zero Thirty Dark, Y animal Kingdom.
Christensen will also reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the upcoming Disney+ limited series Ahsoka.
Australian actress and singer Bonnie Piesse also returns as Beru Lars, Owen’s wife and Luke Skywalker’s adoptive aunt. She played the role of a young Beru Lars in Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the clones Y Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.
Other famous faces that appear in Obi Wan Kenobi are:
- Rupert Friend as the Grand Inquisitor
- Sung Kang as the fifth brother
- Moses Ingram as Reva Sevander/The Third Sister
- Benndy Safdie as Nari
- Simone Kessel as Breha Organa
- Vivien Lyra Blair as Leia Organa
- Flea as Vect Nokru
- Jimmy Smits as Senator Bail Organa
- Kumail Nanjiani as Haja Estree
- Rya Kihlstedt as the fourth sister: an inquisitor
- Indira Varma as Tia: an Imperial officer
- Grant Feely as Luke Skywalker
Obi Wan Kenobi airs Fridays on Disney+.