Disney shares behind-the-scenes look at upcoming Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi

Posted: 13 November 2021 8:20 am
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Unfortunately, the footage is exclusive to a streaming service.

There were plenty of exciting announcements on Disney Plus Day, including reveals of series and movies currently in development, premiere dates and first look images. However, Star Wars fans were vehement about their biggest desire: a first look at Obi-Wan Kenobi, a new live-action series set in the Star Wars universe.

The series, which sees Ewan McGregor reprise his role as Obi-Wan from the Star Wars prequel trilogy, will arrive on Disney Plus sometime in 2022. In wonderful news, the show will also see Hayden Christensen reprise his role as Darth Vader. While it's too soon for a trailer, Disney took advantage of Disney Plus Day to get fans even more hyped for the project by releasing a behind-the-scenes look at what's to come.

The downside? At the time of writing, the sizzle reel is only available to watch on Disney Plus. The video confirms an Obi-Wan versus Darth Vader rematch via concept art and features McGregor expressing his enthusiasm for getting to work on the project. To join in the fun, however, you need a Disney Plus account.

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Disney Plus Day also brought Star Wars fans Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett, a documentary special about the popular bounty hunter. The Book of Boba Fett, starring Temuera Morrison, is set to premiere on Disney Plus on 29 December. Subscribers can also watch all the Star Wars content they can handle on the service, including the movies, The Mandalorian, animated series and the more recent Star Wars: Visions.

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Other highlights on Disney Plus include hit mystery series Only Murders in the Building, the latest seasons of Grey's Anatomy, holiday movie Home Sweet Home Alone and new drama Dopesick. November will also bring the release of Marvel series Hawkeye and documentary series The Beatles: Get Back.

Want to learn more about what's on Disney Plus? Check our list of best Disney Plus shows and best Disney Plus movies on offer. You can see every movie and series coming to Disney Plus up to 2023 here.

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