“Obi-Wan Kenobi” will now premiere on Disney+ on Friday, May 27 instead of the previously announced May 25th date. The series will also now launch with two episodes on May 27th.
The announcement was made by Ewan McGregor which you can see in the video below:
The series stars Ewan McGregor, reprising his role as the iconic Jedi Master.
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.
The series marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader. 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.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and Joby Harold.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” premieres the first two episodes exclusively on Disney+ on May 27, 2022, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday through June 22, 2022.
You can watch the teaser trailer below: