Disney+ Lucasfilm Obi-Wan Kenobi, set 10 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, was released on May 27. Here’s what time it falls each week.
Obi Wan Kenobi episodes 1 and 2 dropped earlier than expected on Disney+, and here’s what day and time Obi Wan Kenobi the episodes will be released on the streaming platform. The highly anticipated Lucasfilm TV show is directed by The MandalorianDeborah Chow, who also appears as an executive producer with Joby Harold, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Rejwan and Jason McGatlin. Obi Wan Kenobi sees star wars Prequel trilogy stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse and Jimmy Smits return to reprise their roles in the Disney+ limited series.
Obi Wan Kenobi takes place ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sithwith McGregor’s Kenobi lurking on Tatooine, as the last remaining Jedi are hunted by the Inquisitors after Order 66 decimates the Jedi ranks in Revenge of the Sith. In an effort to discover Kenobi’s hiding place and finally capture him, Inquisitor Reva (Moses Ingram) orders the kidnapping of Leia Organa (Vivien Lyra Blair). As a result, Senator Bail Organa asks Obi-Wan, who is now playing Ben, for help, as he is the only one he trusts and also knows the truth, prompting Kenobi to leave Tatooine for save Leia.
Obi Wan Kenobi was originally scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, May 25, before being moved to Friday, May 27. While no reason was given for the schedule change, a likely factor in the change was the Star Wars Celebration of 2022 held in Anaheim, Calif., from May 26 to May 29. Obi Wan Kenobi finally aired ahead of the original schedule, dropping the first two episodes on Disney+ at 9 p.m. PT on May 26, after a special screening held at the Star Wars Celebration convention two hours earlier. Here is what time Obi Wan Kenobi the episodes will stream on Disney+.
What day and time will the Obi-Wan Kenobi episodes be released
Like previous Disney+/Lucasfilm products such as The Mandalorian Where Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Obi Wan Kenobi premiered Friday, May 27. However, Obi Wan Kenobi Episode 3 and subsequent episodes will switch schedules, releasing every Wednesday on Disney+ until June 22, when the final episode airs. The new time Obi Wan Kenobi episodes will be released is 12:00 p.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. BST.
How many episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi are there?
Contrary to The Mandalorianwhose seasons usually have a run of 8 episodes, Obi Wan Kenobi consists of six episodes, as Boba Fett’s Book. Initially, the project was thought of as a spin-off film but was adapted into a limited series following Solo: A Star Wars Storythe box office failure of Lucasfilm, which forced Lucasfilm to reassess its anthology series of star wars standalone movies. However, that a project on Kenobi would have worked better as a film or a limited series, Obi Wan Kenobi episodes 1 and 2 have always received a very positive response from critics and audiences, leaving audiences looking forward to returning to the star wars universe and some of its most beloved characters.
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