‘Obi Wan Kenobi’ on Disney+ adds Nanjiani, NXIVM survivor

The “Star Wars” loved ones retains expanding.

“Obi-Wan Kenobi,” the impending Disney+ sequence, extra a number of new actors on Monday. Ewan McGregor was by now set to return as the title character, and Hayden Christensen will perform Anakin Skywalker (a k a Darth Vader) for the first time given that 2005’s “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.”

The pair will be joined by the newly buff Kumail Nanjiani, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Indira Varma, Rupert Good friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and “Uncut Gems” co-director Benny Safdie. 

Also showing on the Television show will be Bonnie Piesse, who performed Luke Skywalker’s Aunt Beru in the prequel movies, but who grew to become superior recognized as a survivor and critic of the NXIVM intercourse cult. She appeared on the HBO documentary series “The Vow.”

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” is a single of 10 new “Star Wars” sequence dropping on Disney+ this year, alongside the well-known “Mandalorian.” The demonstrate will be established 10 many years after the activities of “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith,” when Anakin Skywalker turned the Sith Lord Darth Vader.

The sequence begins capturing in April, and its Disney+ premiere date has not nonetheless been announced.

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