Might the 25th be with you: Obi-Wan Kenobi poster, premiere date revealed

Promotional image for upcoming Star Wars spinoff series.

Enlarge / Ewan MacGregor stars within the hotly anticipated spinoff sequence Obi-Wan Kenobi, debuting on Disney+ on Might 25, 2022. (credit score: Disney+)

Disney+ has dropped new poster artwork and introduced a launch date for its extremely anticipated Star Wars spinoff sequence Obi-Wan Kenobi. The primary episode will drop on the streaming platform on Might 25, 2022. We will not wait.

And sure, uber-fans, Might 25 is identical date Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope was launched in 1977 (again when it was identified merely as Star Wars). That movie celebrates its 45th anniversary this 12 months, and Obi-Wan Kenobi will debut the night time earlier than Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California.

As reported beforehand, we first realized in August 2019 that the rumors had been true a couple of Star Wars spinoff sequence that includes Obi-Wan Kenobi. That is additionally after we realized that Ewan McGregor, who performed Obi-Wan within the Star Wars prequels, would reprise the half. The actor himself made a shock look on the tail finish of a showcase presentation at D23 Expo 2019, Disney’s annual fan extravaganza. Then got here the massive information that his co-star Hayden Christensen would reprise his position as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy referred to as it “the rematch of the century” on the December 2020 Disney Traders Day.

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