Cameras have finally started roles on the upcoming Disney + series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Several shots of the filming have now been revealed, and while they don’t give much away, we can see a little hint of the desert planet of Tatooine, as well as a Bantha, the large creatures used as pack animals by Tusken Raiders. Star Wars fans have been waiting a long time for a standalone project that matters Obi-Wan Kenobi to come to fruition, and it’s very exciting to see it finally happen.
Few details are known about the Disney + Obi-Wan Kenobi series, but what we do know is that the show’s events will take place some ten years after the end of 2005 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Along with picking up an older, no doubt more lonely Obi-Wan, now in exile on Tatooine and watching over Luke Skywalker, the series will also continue one of the greatest rivalries in the world. Star Wars lore, Obi-Wan vs. Darth Vader, an event that Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy has described as “the rematch of the century.”
Official details revealed so far state that Hayden Christensen will return as Darth Vader and join Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, with previous reports claiming that the series will mean Vader is trying to get his old mentor and friend up. to track. Rumors are circulating that given the time span of the show, a young Luke Skywalker will also be involved in some capacity. McGregor was recently asked about this idea, to which the actor acted reluctantly, saying, “That’s quite possible. I don’t know.” McGregor himself has even teased a new clash of lightsabers between the pair, with the actor saying they “wave one more time at each other” during the events of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
The series will also avoid one of the biggest criticisms of the prequel series, the overwhelming use of green screen, with McGregor recently teasing that the show feels a lot more realistic, something these footage shows from filming. “They project [the virtual backgrounds] on this huge LED screen, ” said McGregor, revealing that Obi-Wan Kenobi will leverage the new StageCraft technology pioneered The Mandalorian. “So when you’re in a desert, you’re in the middle of a desert. When you’re in the snow, you’re surrounded by snow. And when you’re in a starfighter’s cockpit, you’re in space. It will feel so much more realistic. . “
The Mandalorian and You better call Saul Deborah Chow is set to play the Obi-Wan Kenobi series and has also provided some insight into the show’s setting, revealing that the plot starts from a simple premise: “If you’re just a Jedi, it’s not safe.” With filming underway, we can expect to see and hear a lot more about the series. Obi-Wan Kenobi is expected to appear on Disney + sometime in 2022. The series is just one of many Star Wars projects intended for Disney +, including Boba Fett’s Book, Ahsoka Tano, and a third season of it The Mandalorian. This comes to us thanks to Noah Outlaw from Kessel Run Transmissions.
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