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Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Kumail Nanjiani on His ‘Con-Man’ Star Wars Character

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Kumail Nanjiani supplies news information about his strange character, who is a bilker seeking to avoid of the bigger disputes.

Kumail Nanjiani’s function in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series has actually been covered in secrecy. However the star is lastly exposing important information about the character, including his name, main office and occupation.

“His name is Haja,” Nanjiani informed Home Entertainment Weekly. “And he’s this guy who works on the streets of Daiyu, which is this new Star Wars location that we haven’t seen before that’s absolutely gorgeous. And he’s the guy who’s worked really hard to stay out of the bigger conflicts at play. He just kind of wants to be his own guy. Survival for him is all that matters.”


Nanjiani explained Haja as a “con-man guy who cons people for money.” However regardless of his efforts to keep a low profile, a confrontation with Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) will require him to get associated with the galaxy’s bigger disputes.

“Suddenly he sort of gets stuck in the bigger conflicts at play, which is the thing that he really tries to avoid,” Nanjiani described to the online publication. “So he is this street-level con-man guy who then gets embroiled in stuff that’s way too big for him. And he has to make a choice.”

Regardless of being referred to as having a “substantial” function in the series, Nanjiani has actually not been a main element of the series’ marketing and marketing products. He was not consisted of in the very first trailer and the 2nd trailer just included a short look at his character. “This is the first time it feels real,” Nanjiani composed on Twitter after the 2nd trailer debuted. “I’m in Star Wars.”

These brand-new information associate with a rumor from Making Star Wars that hypothesized that Nanjiani would exist in the part of the Star Wars universe that is “full of crime, scum, and villainy” and be a contact individual for the banished Jedi Master. The rumor likewise stated that Nanjiani would have a connection with Senator Bail Organa (Jimmy Smits, who is reported to repeat his function from the movies) and offer info that would permit Obi-Wan to save an abducted Princess Leia.

Aside from McGregor and Nanjiani, Obi-Wan Kenobi will star Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader, Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars and Bonnie Piesse as Beru Whitesun Lars. All 3 are repeating their functions from the prequel trilogy. Beginners consist of Moses Ingram, Rupert Buddy and Indira Varma. The series premieres on Disney+ on May 27.

Source: Home Entertainment Weekly

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