This twelvemonth marks the 45th day of Star Wars, and Disney+ is celebrating that juncture with the instrumentality of Ewan McGregor arsenic Obi-Wan Kenobi. McGregor took implicit the relation arsenic a younger incarnation of Alec Guinness’ quality from the archetypal movie for George Lucas’ prequel trilogy. Now, McGregor is headlining his ain Obi-Wan Kenobi constricted series, and things look bleak for the Jedi Master successful the archetypal teaser trailer.
Perhaps the astir astonishing happening astir this teaser is that it marks the live-action debut of the Inquisitors from the animated bid Star Wars Rebels. The Fifth Brother and the Grand Inquisitor are some salient successful the footage, and the Grand Inquisitor adjacent demonstrates his penetration into the Jedi. He believes that the Jedi tin not contradict their quality to support others, and that’s however they program to gully Obi-Wan retired of hiding.
Here’s the authoritative statement from Disney and Lucasfilm:
“The communicative begins 10 years aft the melodramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith wherever Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his top defeat—the downfall and corruption of his champion person and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the acheronian broadside arsenic evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. The bid stars Ewan McGregor, reprising his relation arsenic the iconic Jedi Master, and besides marks the instrumentality of Hayden Christensen successful the relation of Darth Vader.”
Vader is noticeably absent from this teaser, but John Williams’ “Duel of the Fates” taxable is much than capable to get the humor pumping successful our hearts.
Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse besides reprise their roles from the prequel trilogy arsenic Owen Lars and his wife, Beru. They are the guardians of a young Luke Skywalker, who is besides concisely glimpsed successful the trailer. Rupert Friend volition represent the Grand Inquisitor, with Moses Ingram arsenic Reva, and Sung Kang arsenic the Fifth Brother. Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Maya Erskine, and Rory Ross volition besides look successful the series.
The Mandalorian play 1 manager Deborah Chow is helming each occurrence of Obi-Wan Kenobi from scripts by Joby Harold. It volition premiere connected Disney+ connected May 25.
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