Obi-Wan Kenobi release date and trailer revealed for new Disney+ Star Wars series

Disney+ has unveiled the start date and trailer for its new Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is ‘a special event series’ which will star Ewan McGregor as the iconic Jedi Master.

The story begins 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 will debut exclusively on Disney+ on 27 May 2022.

You can watch a first trailer below!

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.

The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of The Mandalorian, Season 1.

You can sign up for Disney+ UK here, currently priced at £7.99 a month or £79.90 a year.

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the new general entertainment content brand, Star.

Recent additions to the service include hit animated movie Encanto and limited series Pam & Tommy while upcoming releases include The Dropout and Pixar’s Turning Red.

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