Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie have joined the show in mystery roles alongside Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars and Bonnie Piesse as Beru Lars.
Tatooine is getting a lot more crowded! The Star Wars Twitter account has officially announced the lead and ensemble cast for upcoming special event series Obi-Wan Kenobi. While some of the casting has already been confirmed, many of the roles remain a mystery.
— Star Wars (@starwars) March 29, 2021
The A-List roster boasts multiple returning characters from the Star Wars prequel films, including Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader and Ewan McGregor as the eponymous Jedi Knight, as well as Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars and Bonnie Piesse as Beru Lars. With his aunt and uncle appearing in all six episodes, it is almost guaranteed Luke will also be involved in the plot. While the character hasn’t been officially revealed, it can’t be long until Disney announces that Sebastian Stan will take over the iconic role Mark Hamill made famous.
Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie are also set to appear. Deborah Chow will direct while Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Chow, McGregor, and writer Joby Harold will executive produce.
The Disney+ miniseries Obi-Wan Kenobi is currently set to premiere in 2022.