The finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi just lately aired on Disney+. After delivering an epic climax, many Star Wars followers are questioning if that is the final we’ll see of Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan. While the sequence was initially conceived as a restricted sequence, rumors have been showing that contradict this. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy says there aren’t any present plans for a season 2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi, however nothing is off the desk.
The finale of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ units up ‘A New Hope’
The Obi-Wan Kenobi finale units up every character of their place earlier than Episode IV — A New Hope. Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) remains to be furiously searching Jedi throughout the galaxy, Reva (Moses Ingram) is on a journey of redemption, and Obi-Wan is defending Luke Skywalker from afar on Tatooine.
However, there’s nonetheless a good period of time between the top of this sequence and the start of A New Hope. There are nonetheless tales to inform with Obi-Wan earlier than he begins coaching Luke (Mark Hamill). The query then turns into if followers wish to proceed with this story or if they’d fairly go away the story the place it ended.
Lucasfilm president addresses if season 2 of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ is going on
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Kennedy commented on the rumors of a season 2. She says that the present was solely conceived to be a single season, however there’s a probability of a season 2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi if there’s sufficient curiosity from followers.
“Well, frankly, we did set out to do that as a limited series,” Kennedy shares. “But I think if there’s huge engagement and people really want more Obi-Wan, we’ll certainly give that consideration because the fans, they speak to us,” she provides. “And if we feel like, ‘OK, there’s a real reason to do this; it’s answering the why then,’ then we’ll do it. But we’ll see.”
Many solid members together with McGregor and Christensen have expressed curiosity in returning as soon as once more as these characters. Director Deborah Chow reiterated what Kennedy mentioned, explaining that there are extra tales to inform, however the query turns into whether or not it’s vital to inform them.
“For this one, we really did conceive it to be a limited series. It really is one big story with a beginning, middle, and end. So, we weren’t thinking past that,” Chow states. “I think, you know, if it was to go forward, it would only be if there was a real reason for another one.”
There are loads of ‘Star Wars’ reveals coming to Disney+
Even if there isn’t a season 2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi following the finale, there’s nonetheless loads of Star Wars content material on the way in which to eat. In August, Andor arrives to Disney+ and is a prequel to Rogue One, specializing in Cassian Andor, performed by Diego Luna. There can also be the Ahsoka sequence, The Mandalorian season 3, The Acolyte, and the recently-announced Skeleton Crew.
All six episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi at the moment are streaming on Disney+.
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