Galactic News: Obi-Wan Disney+ Series May Begin Production Next Month

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The long gestating Obi-Wan Kenobi series looks to begin production next month. The show has been discussed for nearly two years not but looks to officially kick off shooting some time in September. Initially set to begin several months back, the series hit several set backs and was ultimately delayed then saw further hold time as the COVID-19 pandemic tightened its grip across the globe. Now it's been reported by the reputable news source Making Star Wars, that Ewan McGregor and the production team will finally get to shooting in September. The show that will take place in that galaxy far, far away will take place after the events of Revenge of the Sith and prior to A New Hope as Ben goes into hiding under the multiple suns of Tatooine. 

This will be the first time that McGregor has reprised his role as the Jedi Master since ROTS hit theaters in 2005. It was initially slated as a solo film but after the financial hardships of Solo: A Star Wars Story, it was changed into a short run event series for Disney+. Obviously, we'll update as we hear more news. This will be the second live action Star Wars series for the streaming outlet. With the huge successes of The Mandalorian, Disney is finally figuring out exactly how to give the fans what they want. Television.