Star Wars boss responds to Obi-Wan Kenobi season 2 speculation

Star Wars boss responds to Obi-Wan Kenobi season 2 speculation

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy asked if the Disney+ miniseries Obi Wan Kenobi will one day receive a season 2.


Kennedy explained why she was so hesitant to deny rumors that Lucasfilm intended to pursue the Obi Wan Kenobi miniseries during EW Dagobah Expedition podcast. “I’m always hesitant to say no more Obi Wan Kenobi“, Kennedy said. “Maybe we’ll end up doing something that will be incorporated into some of the other stories we’re doing, or possibly into a movie, but who knows? But at this time, it’s still our standard standalone limited series.” Kennedy further confirmed that there are no plans to continue the series at the time of writing.

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Kennedy said the same at Star Wars Celebration 2023, where she claimed there were currently no plans underway for Obi Wan Kenobi but that there was also a chance that the series would return in the future. “(Obi Wan Kenobi Season 2) is not in active development,” the Lucasfilm boss explained. “But I never say never, because there’s always the possibility. This show was so well received and (director) Deborah Chow did such a spectacular job. Ewan McGregor really wants to do another one. Everyone is on deck with what we’re doing right now, as you can see by what we showed everyone (during the celebration). We’ll turn our attention to that again maybe later.”


The future of Obi-Wan Kenobi

Released in 2022, Obi Wan Kenobi is a Disney+ miniseries centered around the titular Jedi Master. Actor Ewan McGregor, who portrayed the Force user throughout the star wars prequel films, reprises his role as Obi-Wan. Co-star Hayden Christensen also returns to the character of Anakin Skywalker aka Darth Vader. Its story takes place 10 years later Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sithand follows Obi-Wan’s journey to rescue Leia Organa from the clutches of the Empire’s Inquisitors.

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McGregor has previously discussed the future of the show, with the actor saying he remains hopeful that Obi Wan Kenobi will eventually receive a season 2. McGregor further revealed that he was eager to reprise his character and said how much he loved returning to the show alongside Christensen. He further believed that there were more interesting stories to be found by following Obi-Wan through the years he spent in exile from the fallen Jedi Order, which gave him hope that the series will continue somewhere down the line.

Obi Wan Kenobi is available to stream on Disney+.

Source: Dispatch from Dagobah

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