The upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ sequence continues to develop its ensemble.
Indira Varma has been solid within the upcoming Star Wars sequence, as reported by Deadline and confirmed by Selection. She’s going to seem reverse Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, who will probably be reprising their respective roles of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader.
Particulars on Varma’s character are nonetheless underneath wraps, as are these of the sequence’ narrative generally. The story will decide up ten years after the occasions of Revenge of the Sith. McGregor made an look at Disney’s Investor Day in December and teased that he and Christensen would have “one other swing at one another” in the course of the sequence.
The sequence is deliberate as one stand-alone season. Deborah Chow, a frequent director on The Mandalorian, will helm the mission. Filming is ready to start this month.
Varma is most well-known for her flip as Ellaria Sand on HBO’s Sport of Thrones. She additionally at the moment stars in ABC’s For Life and has appeared in Patrick Melrose, Paranoid, and Carnival Row.
The Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence is only one of a number of Star Wars tasks within the works for Disney Plus, together with a brand new season of “The Mandalorian,” a spin-off specializing in Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano, a “Rogue One” prequel following Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor and “The E-book of Boba Fett.”
J. Kim Murphy is a contract leisure author.
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