, the new + special event series starring as the iconic Jedi Master, will begin shooting in April. The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of : 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 .

The new show is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of The Mandalorian, Season 1. The series also marks the return of in the role of Darth Vader.

Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, , Bonnie Piesse, , Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and .

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor and writer Joby Harold. The casting director is Carmen Cuba.

Obi-Wan Kenobi will be available exclusively on Disney+.