The panel for the brand-new initial Disney+ series was begun with the arrival of stars Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. The return of the duo is greatly commemorated by fans, because they play 2 of the franchise’s fan-favorites: McGregor embodies the title character and master Jedi, and Christensen is none besides iconic super-villain Darth Vader. Set 10 years after Star Wars: Vengeance of the Sith, the story follows Obi-Wan handling the effects of his defeat and Anakin Skywalker’s increase to power on the dark side.
On the panel, McGregor applauded Christensen, exposed he just recently re-watched the trilogy that both of them star in, and had a great deal of great words to state about his fellow star:
“And then of course once Hayden came in that relationship is very special in the trilogy, but also in my life. I love Hayden and it was so nice to work with him when he was fresh, like an 18, 19-year-old actor. Id done the first one, and Id done good handful of movies by the time wed started Episode 2. For Hayden, he was just totally fresh, and passionate, and breaking down the scenes, doing all his homework, and it was great to work with him.”
Guests of the panel were then amazed with the best of the very first 2 episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, which you can stream now on Disney+.
Andor – Season 1
Another extremely expected prequel series got its very first appearance throughout the Star Wars Celebration occasion. A brand-new poster was exposed by series leading star Diego Luna, who repeats his Rogue One function as Cassian Andor. In addition, the very first teaser trailer was revealed, and it reveals the grim tone of the series. Series showrunner Tony Gilroy exposed that the program occurs throughout a time when “hope is a very, very fragile flickering flame and people are trying to hang on to it, but it’s not looking good.”
Andor is set 5 years prior to the terrible and advanced occasions of Rogue One. The series will check out an age filled with risk, deceptiveness and intrigue. We’ll likewise see a really various Cassian Andor, who was a self-centered nihilist prior to starting a course that turned him into the rebel hero who will challenge the wicked Galactic Empire.
The panel likewise exposed when Andor debuts: In late summer, on August 31. The series will include 12 episodes, and despite the fact that Season 2 hasn’t been formally revealed, production of Season 2 starts later on this year.
Ahsoka – Season 1
The crowd went nuts when filmmaker Jon Favreau exposed he had actually come directly from the set of Ahsoka, whose production began previously this month. He was signed up with by Dave Filoni, who revealed he’s directing some episodes of the series. The emphasize of the panel was the look of Rosario Dawson, who plays the title character Ahsoka Tano and sent out a video welcoming all Star Wars fans present at the occasion.
Ahsoka will follow the previous Jedi knight as she examines an emerging hazard to the susceptible New Republic. The upcoming series is slated for a 2023 release, and, just like other Star Wars-associated series, it will be special to Disney+.
The Mandalorian – Season 3
Favreau and Filoni remained to speak about Season 3 of The Mandalorian, which Favreau likewise composes. They welcomed series star Katee Sackhoff to expose her character Bo-Katan’s return and after that revealed an event-only teaser trailer. The video footage reveals the next season will concentrate on Din Djarin’s (Pedro Pascal) journey of forgiveness after the elimination of his helmet. Din will likewise reunite with the Armorer (Emily Swallow), and the trailer teased the return of Carl Weathers, Paul Sun-Huyng Lee, Amy Sedaris, and Omid Abtahi.
Lastly, the release window for The Mandalorian Season 3 was exposed: We can anticipate to continue our journey to and through Mandalore in February 2023.
Star Wars: Skeleton Team
And After That… more Favreau and Filoni? The duo had a 3rd statement to make: Star Wars: Skeleton Team is a brand-new and approaching Disney+ series developed by Jon Watts and Christopher Ford. The series had actually been formerly hinted, however without any information whatsoever. Now we understand it’s taking shape with Jude Law (Wonderful Monsters: The Tricks of Dumbledore) at the front.
Embed In the New Republic period, Star Wars: Skeleton Team has to do with a group of kids lost in the Star Wars galaxy looking for their method house. The task is a best suitable for Watts, who has experience with stories including kids in method over their heads, the most significant example being Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man trilogy.
As he exposed the upcoming task, Watts specified they have actually been dealing with the series for a “really long time”, and despite the fact that it’s a story about 10-year-old kids, it’s not always targeted at that audience. Watts and Filioni then offered a peek into the series’ principle art, which shows 4 kids versus the summary of a huge spaceship. Law’s function in the series is yet to be divulged.
Star Wars: Skeleton Team is set to premiere on Disney+ in 2023, so it might be a while prior to we get some meatier material to dig in.