Lucasfilm has chosen the director of the series dedicated to Obi-Wan Kenobi based on “The Mandalorian”


Chow, who also directed “Jessica Jones”, “American Gods” and “Lost in Space”, was chosen for this mission due to the work done for the upcoming show “The Mandalorian”, produced by Lucasfilm.

“We wanted to choose a director who is capable of exploring both Obi-Wan’s determination and mystique in a way that includes a piece of the Star Wars saga,” said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “Due to her phenomenal work in developing our characters in” The Mandalorian “, I am absolutely confident that Deborah is the right director to tell this story.”

Chow will also executive produce the series, along with Kennedy, McGregor, screenwriters Hossein Amini (“The Alienist”, “Drive”), Tracey Seaward (“The Queen”) and John Swartz (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”). ). Jason McGatlin, Lucasfilm vice president, will co-produce.

“The Mandalorian” will premiere on November 12, when Disney + will be released in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands, and a week later, on November 19, in Australia and New Zealand. The streaming service will be available in two major markets within two years.

As for the series dedicated to Obi-Wan Kenobi, no title and no release date have been set.


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