According to insider DanielRPK, the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series will debut on Disney Plus Day.
Of course, nothing has been announced by Disney or Lucasfilm so we will treat this as a rumor for now but, given the series has wrapped production, the date does seem plausible for a teaser trailer.
For those unfamiliar with, on Friday, November 12, The Walt Disney Company will host Disney+ Day, a global celebration that will come to life across all dimensions of the Company. Subscribers to Disney+ will be treated to new content releases across the service’s iconic brands, Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star in international markets, along with a special presentation on Disney+ for fans with sneak peeks into what’s to come. Additionally, the service will continue to engage new audiences around the world, as Disney+ expands into new Asia-Pacific markets on November 12. More details here.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi,” 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.
Previously announced cast includes Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader. The series will also see the return of Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars and Bonnie Piesse as Beru Lars. Star Wars newcomers include Eternals‘ Kumail Nanjiani, Game of Thrones‘ Indira Varma and Rupert Friend. Rumors also suggest that Sung Kang could portray one of the Empire’s Inquisitors from the animated series Star Wars Rebels.
The series is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and writer Joby Harold. The casting director is Carmen Cuba.
The limited series will consist of six hour-long episodes and is expected to arrive on Disney+ in 2022.
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