Disney+ has just released a short video starring Ewan McGregor, in which the Kenobi star announces the NEW release date for the upcoming, “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series.
“Our premiere date is moving just a couple of days from Wednesday to Friday May the 27th, but here’s the exciting part – the first two episodes will premiere together.”
There has been no information from Disney+ as to the reason for the schedule shuffle but what we do know is this – Friday’s are looking much better for Star Wars fans!
The first two episodes of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” premiere Friday May 27th on Disney+
“The story begins 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 evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader. Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and Joby Harold.”