“Obi-Wan Kenobi”: first trailer and exclusive images of the series starring Ewan McGregor

First trailer for “Obi-Wan Kenobi”. (Disney)

As we told you a few days agothe first trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi It would arrive this week and finally this Wednesday, March 9, it was released after the first photos of the series of lucasfilm for Disney+. Now we finally have the first images of Ewan McGregor on Tatooine as guardian of the young Luke Skywalker.

“The fight is over. We lost”, is heard a sad and exhausted Obi-Wan Kenobi but there is still future. The first images showed how the absolute novelty to the Inquisitor Fifth Brother interpreted by Sung Kang already Rupert Friend What Grand Inquisitor as well as the Empire within. This confirms that the animated series are here to stay in live action. All with the extraordinary “Duel of the fates” composed by John Williams. There is no doubt that Obi Wan must prevent Inquisitor Reva make your hunt.

The villain of the series will be played by Moses Ingram. (Lucas film)

The same day the trailer was released, exclusive images were released from EW magazine showing the return of mcgregor What Obi Wan for his new series, but also the return of Joel Edgerton as Uncle Owen and the first glimpse of the series villain, Inquisitor Reva, interpreted as Moses Ingram. Hayden Christensen What Anakyn Skywalker/Darth Vader will come later.

With this new advance and the unknowns released from the first images, the attention is positioned on the figure of Darth Vader and other characters like Qui-Gon Jinn and Mace Windu, since it had been rumored that these two would make a cameo for fiction.

The series will premiere on Disney+ on May 25. (Lucas film)
The series will premiere on Disney+ on May 25. (Lucas film)

In the first image of McGregor in his return to the role, he can be seen in his incognito mode, as the silent guardian of the young Skywalker, but not only on Tatooine (Anakin and Luke’s hometown), but also on a planet called Daiyu. On the cover of the magazine is already carrying his trusty lightsaber in his right hand.

The official synopsis confirms that the story will take place “10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sithwhen Obi-Wan Kenobi faces his greatest defeat: the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalkerturned to the dark side and known as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader”.

Rupert Friend will be Grand Inquisitor. Credit: Lucas film
Rupert Friend will be Grand Inquisitor. Credit: Lucas film

With the protagonist of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensenthat faces like Obi-Wan and Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader are seen again, but also with the return of Jimmy Smiths as Bail Organa, Princess Leia’s adoptive father and Joel Edgerton Like Uncle Owen, fiction is preparing for the return of the greatest figures in the universe starwars. It should be remembered that, in addition to the characters in front of the camera, they also confirmed the return of John Williams to the franchise to compose at least one theme that would be that of the protagonist.

The cast is completed by: Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Indira Verma, Rupert Friend, Simone Kessel and benny safdie (director of good time and Uncut Gems). Like Edgerton, Joel Bonnie Piese He also returns to the series to reprise his role as Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. The project director is deborah chow (The Mandalorian, Better Call Saul), and the screenwriter is Joby Harold. kathleen kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, deborah chow, Ewan McGregor and Joby Harold They are the executive producers.

The story will take place 10 years after the dramatic events of "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. (Credit: Entertainment Weekly/Lucasfilm)
The story will take place 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. (Credit: Entertainment Weekly/Lucasfilm)

The six episode series Star Wars: Obi Wan Kenobi will come to Disney+ on May 25 and every week a new chapter will be released.

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“Obi-Wan Kenobi”: first trailer and exclusive images of the series starring Ewan McGregor