Despite the fact that at the beginning of this year it seemed that the series on Obi-Wan Kenobi was finally beginning to move forward, in reality, the project is practically where it was.
Specifically, this spin-off of Star Wars to Disney + is still in its development phase. Or so has been confirmed by the director of the series, Deborah Chow. But at least they are still working on it, which is good news anyway.
It was in January when production suddenly stopped due to alleged creative differences.
Whether or not that was the reason, in April Joby Harold took over, who continues to be in charge of rewriting the scripts apparently. With a view to turning on the cameras for filming next year, the last thing we had heard is that the series had already entered the script correction phase, and it seems to be still there.
As Chow recounted during the ATX Festival held this weekend virtually, the team is still working on getting everything ready behind the scenes. “We have a little more to do, but we are in development ” commented as stated by comic book If the story is not changed,
It had been brought forward since the series will elapse 8 years after the events of ‘Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’, which means we will see a Kenobi in his self-imposed exile on Tatooine, guarding a very young Luke Skywalker, while dealing with the planet’s criminal unions.
Solo: The Star Wars storyline, however, changed Disney’s plans and focused on the small screen for this type of character spinoff.
Now we know that instead of Obi-Wan’s story, it will move to Disney, not in theatres. As best we can tell, unlike Mandalorian, which debuted in season 2, Lucasfilm is already planning only one season and a self-story.