The main watch list for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ program consists of 12 episodes of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series.
Disney+’s authorities Obi-Wan Kenobi watch list consists of numerous crucial episodes of the 2008 animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
An overall of 12 Clone Wars episodes appear on the list, which was shared by means of the Disney+ UK Twitter account. They consist of Season 2, Episodes 12-16; Season 4, Episodes 15-18; and Season 5, Episodes 14-16. Significant occasions in Obi-Wan’s life covered in these episodes are his very first conference with love interest Satine Kryze, among his more significant encounters with fugitive hunter Cad Bane, and the minute his renewed competition with Darth Maul reached brand-new heights. How much these occasions will be straight referenced in Obi-Wan Kenobi stays uncertain, nevertheless.
Regardless of its connections to Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Obi-Wan feels more like a movie than any other Star Wars program, according to star Ewan McGregor. “I think The Mandalorian feels more episodic, if you like, because it suits that storytelling and it, of course, has a driving storyline through each season. But ours is like a movie that just happens to be split up into these episodes. That’s how I feel about it,” he stated.
Director Deborah Chow likewise acknowledged the series’ cinematic quality, comparing it to non-Star Wars movies such as Joker and Logan. “You know, in a similar way, you know, obviously, it’s a different tone, but something like Joker or Logan where, you know, you take one character out of a big franchise and then you really have the time and you go a lot deeper with the character,” she stated. “So, that to me seemed really exciting to get to do in Star Wars.”
Star Rupert Buddy, who plays The Grand Inquisitor, just recently opened about his own enjoyment relating to the production. “I mean, the first time somebody handed me my lightsaber, I nearly fainted,” he remembered. “You’re just like, this is my lightsaber and we’ve never had this lightsaber in the Star Wars universe before. And I was getting to play this guy that’s never been in the live-action Star Wars, so there was a lot of firsts for me. And then standing next to Obi-Wan Kenobi himself is pretty amazing.”
McGregor revealed comparable beliefs while assessing his own history with the franchise, especially the minute he picked Obi-Wan’s lightsaber for Star Wars: The Phantom Threat. “The props master brought up a big chest and he looked me in the eye and he opened it up and I got to choose Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lightsaber. So that was a moment I’ll never forget,” he stated.
The very first 2 episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi show up on Disney+ on May 27.