The highly anticipated premiere of the latest Star Wars series, Obi Wan Kenobi, is upon us. The new show, starring Ewan McGregor, debuts at midnight on Friday, May 27 and is streaming exclusively on Disney PlusDisney’s streaming platform.
• If you don’t have access to Disney+ yet, you can subscribe and watch Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ ($7.99/month or $79.99/year).
This new series will introduce fans of the Star Wars universe, old and new, to a beloved cult figure from history. The show about Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and unfolds 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where Obi-Wan Kenobi faces a crushing defeat: the defection of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who becomes the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. The new series is set during the reign of the Empire, when a young Jedi named Nari is on a mission to find Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Watch the the official Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer now before the series begins tonight. Need a refresher on who Obi-Wan Kenobi is in the Star Wars universe? Review The screenplay and story of Obi-Wan Kenobi before catching the show in order to understand everything that could happen in the first season of this series.
Will there be an Obi-Wan Kenobi season 2?? Ewan McGregor says he’s committed to doing another season as long as Disney signs on to the project, but studio head Kathleen Kennedy has yet to confirm the show’s extension. “It’s definitely something we’re talking about,” she told Entertainment Weekly when asked directly about a season 2.
What time does Obi-Wan Kenobi become available to watch on Disney+?
The first episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi will be available to watch from 12:01 a.m. PT/3:01 a.m. ET Friday, May 27.
Which actors play in Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus?
• Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader
• Rupert Friend as Grand Inquisitor
• Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
• Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars
• Maya Erskine
• Kumail Nanjiani
• Moses Ingram as Inquisitor Reva
• Bonnie Piesse as Beru Lars
• Benny Safdi
• O’Shea Jackson Jr.
• Sung Kang as Fifth Brother
• Simone Kessell
• Marisé Álvarez as Nyche
• Grant Feely as Luke Skywalker
• Kim House as a humanoid
• Paul O’Kelly as Prisoner 2
• Stephen Cannon as Moisture Farmer
• Indira Varma
HOW TO WATCH
What: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Season 1, Episode 1)
When: Friday, May 27 at 12:01 a.m. PT/3:01 a.m. ET. (new episodes release every Friday at midnight PT)
TV channel: Not shown on TV, only available to stream on Disney+
Watch Live Stream Online: If you don’t have access to Disney+ yet, you can subscribe and watch Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ ($7.99/month or $79.99/year). There is also a Disney+ package option available, which includes access to Disney+, Hulu (with ads), and ESPN+ for just $13.99/month.
What if I’m already a Hulu subscriber and want to add Disney+ to my streaming plan? All you gotta do is sign up for Disney+ using the same email associated with your Hulu account, regardless of Hulu account type. You’ll still be charged the full price of your Hulu account each month, but you’ll receive a $5.99 credit for a Disney+ subscription in this case.
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