Last month, Disney announced the cast for the upcoming Star Wars Disney+ series “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, which includes Ewan McGregor returning as the iconic Jedi Master, with Hayden Christensen also returning as Darth Vader.  Also starring in the series are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.

Variety is reporting that PEN15 star and co-creator Maya Erskine, is also going to be appearing in at least three episodes of the new Disney+ series.

The series is set 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith”, where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” is due to begin filming in April and will be directed by Deborah Chow, who directed two critically acclaimed episodes of “The Mandalorian,” Season 1.  No release date for the show has yet been announced.

Are you looking forward to the upcoming “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series?

Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Twitter: Facebook:

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