Today, Disney+ officially announced a special documentary about the making of currently the latest Star Wars live-action series Obi-Wan Kenobi. The documentary is officially titled Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return, and it will be available to stream exclusively on Disney+ on September 8!
Check the official press release down below:
“With never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage, colorful personal stories and meaningful moments, “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return” showcases the making of Lucasfilm’s original limited series for Disney+, “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” an epic story that begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.” This insightful documentary from Lucasfilm and Supper Club explores the return of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to the screen—and Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen to their respective classic roles.
Director Deborah Chow, cast and crew reflect on their journey to tell a new story with iconic Star Wars characters Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader and Princess Leia, while introducing new heroes and villains into the saga along the way. Complete with visits to the creature shop, props department and more, “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return” features the side of filmmaking that makes Star Wars so unique—the respect and passion for the generation-spanning legacy and the beloved characters.” — Disney
Obi-Wan Kenobi is the third live-action Star Wars series that aired on Disney+. Ewan McGregor reprised the titular role, and Hayden Christensen reprised the role of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. The series consisted of six episodes, and it received generally positive to mixed reviews, which praised McGregor’s performance, but the writing received some criticism.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+.