With well-known faces from each the Rebel and the Darkish Aspect, Obi-Wan Kenobi has confirmed to be a smash hit with Star Wars followers.
The Obi-Wan present joins The Mandalorian, the seventh collection of Clone Wars, and the Rogue One prequel Andor among the many Star Wars content material that’s unique to Disney+. All episodes within the first season have now aired, however what about the way forward for the present?
Right here’s what we all know to this point.
Will there be a second season of Obi-Wan Kenobi?
While Obi-Wan Kenobi had the most important debut of any collection on Disney+ to this point, it’s (like many different collection) meant to be a standalone collection.
Author Joby Harold informed Den of Geek journal that “ this restricted collection as the primary a part of something, or as interconnected to something past the canon and mythology that preexists, was much less attention-grabbing than simply it as an entire story.”
In fact, issues can change. Between Obi-Wan ending and Episode IV starting, there may be nonetheless time – and maybe one other untold story of the legendary Jedi to be informed.
Star Ewan McGregor has expressed curiosity in doing extra, ought to the provide be on the desk: “[The show] does do what I needed it to do by way of bridging a narrative between three and four and bringing me nearer to Alec Guinness’ Obi-Wan in A New Hope… I want to make one other one.”
He has reiterated this opinion in different interviews with the Radio Instances and GQ.
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy additionally mentioned the next to Leisure Tonight: “we did set out to do this as a restricted collection. However I believe if there’s large engagement and folks really need extra Obi-Wan, we’ll actually give that consideration as a result of the followers, they converse to us.”
Alternatively, Obi-Wan’s story might proceed in different initiatives, reminiscent of one other spin-off collection or an upcoming movie.
Obi-Wan Kenobi season finale defined
Spoilers for the top of Obi-Wan Kenobi under
Obi-Wan Kenobi appeared to tie up many of the free ends, all issues thought of. By the top of the finale, Obi-Wan was on Tatooine and reunited with the Power ghost of his former grasp, Qui-Gon. He even had the time to briefly launched himself to Luke (with the long-lasting ‘Hi there there!’ line, no much less).
Leia was again on Alderaan, protected with the Organa household, and Darth Vader was informed by his grasp, Palpatine, to go away Obi-Wan behind and deal with different issues.
Obi-Wan did have the chance to kill Darth Vader throughout their battle within the finale, however that isn’t what he believed was proper as a Jedi. He confirmed mercy, and that very same mind-set will at some point be handed on to Luke Skywalker as effectively.
Reva has a narrative doubtlessly ready to be informed, after abandoning her lightsaber and leaving the Empire behind. However the place will she go subsequent? May she be a possible aspect character in one other upcoming spinoff?
We can also get to see Leia’s progress as a personality, and the half she performed in creating the Insurgent Alliance. If Obi-Wan Kenobi does return, we wouldn’t be shocked to see a time leap, so Leia can age up barely.
How can I watch the Obi-Wan Kenobi collection?
Obi-Wan Kenobi is ready to be one other Disney+ unique, which implies you’ll solely have the ability to watch it on the streaming platform. On the time of writing, Disney+ prices £7.99/$7.99 monthly for a rolling subscription and £79.90/$79.99 for an annual go. You may join Disney Plus right here.