The Book of Boba Fett just concluded its seven-episode run for season one. Disney+, in its long list of series from the Star Wars universe that is set for the series, has already lined up the next series to succeed The Book of Boba Fett. Obi-Wan Kenobi is the next show from Star Wars for Disney+. This will be a limited series.
The show starts ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). In this limited series, Obi-Wan will be watching over Luke Skywalker in Tatooine.
Ewan McGregor will portray Obi-Wan Kenobi. He is a Jedi Master who survived order 66 and now lives in exile on the planet Tatooine. Hayden Christensen will portray Anakin Skywalker/ Darth Vader. He is Obi-Wan’s former Jedi Padawan and partner who fell to the Dark Side and became a Sith Lord. Joel Edgerton portrays Owen Lars. He is Luke’s uncle and a moisture farmer on Tatooine. Bonnie Piesse portrays Beru Whitesun Lars, Owen’s wife.
The scripts for the series were originally written by Amini and the show was to be directed by Deborah Chow. However, in mid-production, Kathleen Kennedy was unimpressed by the script and how much it resembled The Mandalorian and thus Joby Harold was hired to rewrite the script with Chow still directing. The show was executive produced by Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Chow, McGregor, and Harold.
Todd Chemiawsky serves as the production designer and Suttirat Anne Larlarb as costume designer.
In a tweet, Star Wars confirmed that the series will start streaming on May 25 2022 on Disney+. It will consist of six episodes in total.