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Obi-Wan Kenobi Series: Release Date, Trailer, Cast, Episodes, and more

Are you ready for the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series? The Star Wars show is heading to Disney Plus soon and, best of all, there are two episodes coming at once. In this article, we know everything about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series like release date, streaming platform, cast name, and more. So stay with us and read the article till the end to get all the questions answered.

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What is Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Obi-Wan Kenobi is an upcoming American television show streaming on 27 May 2022 (Obi-Wan Kenobi series release date) on Disney+, starring the Star Wars character of the same name. On May 04 2022 Disney and Star Wars released the official trailer of the upcoming American television show Obi-Wan Kenobi on Star Wars Day. The series is directed by Deborah Chow, with Joby Harold serving as showrunner.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Series Name Obi-Wan Kenobi
Series Based on  Star Wars
Country of Origin America USA
Original Language English
Release Date 27 May 2022
Directed by Deborah Chow
Production Company Lucasfilm
Composer Natalie Holt
Written by Joby Harold
Genre Action-Adventure, Science Fiction
Streaming Platform Disney+
Cast Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Moses Ingram, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, Sung Kang
Number of Episodes 6 Episodes
Release Date in India 27 May 2022
Streaming Platform in India Disney+Hotstar


As per the show’s official synopsis, “The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat–the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.”

Fans praised the short trailer with many saying they got goosebumps at Darth Vader’s return. One commented, “Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor back together at long last. I can’t wait to see what happens!” Another wrote, “I screamed!!! this is gonna be epic.” One fan wrote on Twitter, “I got goosebumps seeing this. Vader is back!”

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episodes Name & Release Date

Episode No. Episode Name / Title Original Release Date
Episode 1 TBA May 27, 2022
Episode 2 TBA May 27, 2022
Episode 3 TBA June 01, 2022
Episode 4 TBA June 08, 2022
Episode 5 TBA June 15, 2022
Episode 6 TBA June 22, 2022


Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Cast

Ewan McGregor is playing the role of Obi-Wan. Hayden Christensen. He’ll be reprising his role as Darth Vader Joel Edgerton is set to play Luke Skywalker’s uncle, Owen, and Bonnie Piesse is playing Luke’s aunt, Beru. Moses Ingram (The Queen’s Gambit) is playing an Inquisitor named Reva and Rupert Friend is playing the Grand Inquisitor.

Cast Name Role Play as
Ewan McGregor Obi-Wan Kenobi
Hayden Christensen Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader
Joel Edgerton Owen Lars
Bonnie Piesse Beru Whitesun Lars
Rupert Friend Grand Inquisitor
Sung Kang


Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Trailer

On the occasion of Star Wars Day, the Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer was released on Wednesday. The trailer starts with Obi-Wan’s voice telling someone that the Jedi need to stay hidden because ‘they’ are coming. Viewers then get a glimpse of the three Inquisitors, Reva, played by Moses Ingram, who can be heard saying to Obi-Wan, “You can’t escape him”. We see the titular character keeping an eye on young Luke Skywalker, the son of his one-time apprentice, and trying to convince his uncle Owen (Joel Edgerton) to train him. The dying moments of the trailer then give the famous sequence of Darth Vader’s armor being assembled before we see Obi-Wan react to Vader’s iconic breathing from the suit.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Fan Reaction #Twitter

Fans are crazy after watching the Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer on YouTube. Fan’s comments on social media and YouTube, one sentiment was common: this was a long time coming. “The most phenomenal SW trailer ever,” commented one fan. Another fan wrote, “As a kid who grew up watching Star Wars all his life, this just brings a much-needed smile on my face. Can’t wait!” A third fan summed up the general mood as he wrote, “Seems like I have been waiting my whole life for this”.

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