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By Devan Coggan

A familiar face from a galaxy far, far away is getting his own series.

EVERYTHING
WE KNOW
ABOUT THE 
OBI-WAN KENOBI
SERIES ON DISNEY+

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Ewan McGregor is picking up his lightsaber for Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi, which is set 10 years after Revenge of the Sith.

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"[We're excited about] the fact that Ewan wanted to come back, and he's so excited to play the character of Obi-Wan again. He really does embody who Obi-Wan is."

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The series will host “the rematch of the century”: Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker.

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Obi-Wan’s former protege was corrupted by the Dark Side, ruining the brotherhood they formed. 

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It remains to be seen how the allies-turned-enemies will cross paths again in Obi-Wan Kenobi, but we cannot wait for it. 

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Anakin is not the only returning face! Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse are returning as Luke Skywalker's Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru.

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Owen and Beru returning raises questions about a young Luke Skywalker, who would be about 10 years old. 

There will
be many new faces, including Kumail Nanjiani and Indira Varma. 

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Sources tell us that Queen’s Gambit standout Moses Ingram has a very important role.

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Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Rupert Friend, and Uncut Gems director Benny Safdie also join the cast.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is not the only live-action Star Wars series on the way. 

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The Mandalorian season 3, Andor, The Book of Boba Fett, Ahsoka, Lando, Rangers of the New Republic, and The Acolyte are on the way.

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