"Obi-Wan Kenobi": 19 Things To Know About The Show

    The lowdown of the Disney+ upcoming miniseries.

    Star Wars fans, rejoice! There’s a new series coming your way to Disney+, and this one is set to offer a whole load of nostalgia.

    1. Obi-Wan Kenobi is not the first Star Wars series to air on Disney+.

    The Mandalorian wearing his armour and looking down

    2. So, what’s Obi-Wan Kenobi about?

    Obi-Wan Kenobi riding a horse through the desert

    3. The show is set 10 years after Revenge of the Sith.

    Palpatine in a hooded cloak

    4. So, what do we already know about Obi-Wan Kenobi?

    Younger Obi-Wan Kenobi sitting in Jedi outfit

    5. The new series introduces Rupert Friend as the first live action interpretation of a pivotal character.

    The Inquisitor (Rupert Friend) stood menacingly

    6. The Inquisitorius will also make their live-action debut.

    The Grand Inquisitorius marching through a town whilst bystanders watch

    7. Obi-Wan Kenobi brings a new planet with it.

    A shadowed figure overlooks a neon-lit city

    8. There’ll be some throwback cast members...

    9. …and some new cast members will be joining the saga!

    The castlist of Obi-Wan Kenobi

    10. The show has a familiar director taking charge.

    Deborah Chow and stormtroopers at Obi-Wan Kenobi event

    11. An epic cinematographer will be setting the visual tone.

    12. Composer Natalie Holt scored the series, and John Williams took on the Obi theme.

    13. Obi-Wan Kenobi could have gotten canned.

    14. Darth Maul might have had an on-screen comeback.

    Animated Darth Maul surrounded by smoke

    15. The show doesn’t look like it’s going to be as dark as expected.

    Young Luke Skywalker playing in the desert

    16. It’s another series filmed with stagecraft technology.

    Spaceship flying to a pyramid shaped building

    17. What do I need to watch in order to keep up?

    The Queen in Phantom Menace, dressed in an excuberant headpiece

    18. Obi-Wan Kenobi will be an easy binge.

    Kumail Nanjiani looking frightened, donned in hooded cloak

    19. It begins at the end of May.

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    Since the show's official announcement, fans have had their excitement ramped up through the release of both a teaser trailer and the full-length trailer, along with some pretty cool teaser images.

    The series will launch on Disney+ on May 27 with a two-episode drop. After that, the remaining episodes will be released weekly.

    Will you be watching Obi-Wan Kenobi? Tell me in the comments what you’re most excited to see in the show!