“I Have A Bad Feeling About This”: Obi-Wan Series Put on Hold At Disney+

We sense a disturbance in the Force… as if millions of fans suddenly cried out in despair, and were suddenly silenced. Something terrible has happened…

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi… ©Lucasfilm

The long awaited Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+ has just been delayed, and the fate of Old Ben hangs in the balance. Will these production difficulties be overcome, or will the series be Order 66’d?

The Obi-Wan Kenobi series is set to feature Ewan McGregor reprising his role as the Jedi master in the years between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope.

Ewan McGregor played Obi-Wan Kenobi during the prequel trilogy. ©Lucasfilm

The series is set to be directed by Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian), while the scripts were set to be written by Hossein Amini (Snow White and the Huntsman). However, now, Disney is on the hunt for a new screenwriter to helm the project, while reducing the number of episodes from six to four, with both Chow and McGregor still attached to the project.

Obi-Wan in “Revenge of the Sith” ©Lucasfilm

Filming for the Kenobi TV series is rumored to begin early next year, and we’ll keep you updated on any further news!

What do you think will be featured in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Austin Lang is an Orlando local with a love of Disney, puns, and Disney puns. He's been a contributing writer for AllEars since 2019, and has been sharing his quirky view of Disney life ever since.

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