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Maya Erskine Joins Cast of Disney+’s ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Another casting announcement has been revealed for Disney+’s upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi! As per Deadline, PEN15‘s Maya Erskine will appear in a supporting role in at least three episodes of the live-action Star Wars series.

Directed by Deborah Chow, Obi-Wan Kenobi will take place 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, in which Anakin Skywalker turned to the dark side.

The series, which began production this month, sees the return of Ewan McGregor as the famed Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader. The rest of the main cast was revealed by Lucasfilm back in March, including Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. 

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is executive produced by Chow, McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, and writer Joby Harold.

Stay tuned for more news on Obi-Wan Kenobi.

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Lindsey
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Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, she's likely reading books and comics or dabbling in creative writing. Otherwise, she's probably yelling about something Star Wars or Marvel related on Twitter @lindyysolo. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com

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