Disney Plus Series Obi-Wan Kenobi will be available to stream on May 25, the company announced Wednesday. The series will see Ewan McGregor reprise his role after playing the iconic Jedi in the prequel trilogy between 1999 and 2005. In addition to McGregor, Hayden Christensen, who plays Anakin Skywalker after his transformation into Darth Vader, and newcomers to the series Moses Ingram and Kumali Nanjiani.
In addition to the cast, plot details on Obi-Wan Kenobi have been relatively thin. We know that about 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and will see Obi-Wan watching over a young Luke Skywalker on his home planet Tatooine.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is part of a growing collection of live-action Star Wars shows produced for Disney’s streaming service. This one started with 2019 The Mandalorianwhich was followed with Boba Fett’s book late 2021. Other shows announced include: Andorranext Rogue Ones Cassian Andor, Ahsoka, Lando, and the acolyte, many of which are set to tell interconnected stories with similar characters reappearing between them.