Game of Thrones star Indira Varma has joined the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen.
Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series is finally moving forward with production expected to begin this spring in Los Angeles. Back in December, it was announced during Disney’s Investor Day that Hayden Christensen will return to Star Wars as Darth Vader with the series pitting the two against each other in-between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope.
As production gets closer, the cast of Obi-Wan Kenobi begins to grow. Deadline reports Game of Thrones star Indira Varma, who coincidently played the lover of Pedro Pascal’s Oberyn Martell, has joined Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the upcoming Star Wars series in an undisclosed role.
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Directed by Deborah Chow from scripts written by Hossein Amini, Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series is just one of ten officially announced Star Wars shows for Disney Plus. The Mandalorian season two debuted on the streaming service this past November with stars Pedro Pascal. The series was written by Jon Favreau, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist is also on board as a co-executive producer.
A Rogue One prequel series centered on Cassian Andor is also in development with Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk reprising their respective roles. Tony Gilroy serves as showrunner on the series, which is currently filming in the United Kingdom.
Lucasfilm is working on several other Star Wars series for the Disney Plus streaming service, including projects focusing on Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano and the Rangers of the New Republic. A third season of the Pedro Pascal-starrer The Mandalorian is also in development at the streamer for a Winter 2021 release.
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