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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus - from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Disney Plus has several new shows based on big franchises, like "Star Wars" and Marvel. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries. Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $14/month. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney Plus has a lot of new shows to stream. There are spin-offs, s...
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Disney+ unveils 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cast

The world of "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is taking shape, with Disney+ announcing more members of the cast who will join Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the Star Wars spinoff series.
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‘Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series Unveils Absolutely Stacked Main Cast

The Disney+ series starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen takes place 10 years after the events of the prequels.
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The Obi-Wan TV Series Has Found Its Tremendous Cast

The next chapter of Lucasfilm’s plans for Disney+ is about to begin—taking us back to a broken friendship that changed the Star Wars galaxy forever. Now, as Obi-Wan Kenobi prepares to enter production, we officially know who’s joining prequel stars Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the streaming series.Read more...
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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Cast Adds Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and More as Production Begins

The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series has set its official cast, just as the Disney+ limited series is set to begin production. Disney+ has announced the full cast of the Star Wars limited series+ starring Ewan McGregor as the Jedi Master, with old faces like Hayden Christensen and Joel Edgerton joining him as well as new surprises including Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang (the Fast and Furious franchise), and…Uncut Gems co-director Benny Safdie? See the official Obi-Wan Kenobi cast below. Disney+ announce...
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Nanjiani, Jackson Jr., Kang & More Join Obi-Wan Kenobi Series!

Nanjiani, Jackson Jr., Kang & more join Obi-Wan Kenobi series! Nearly a month after last hearing that Game of Thrones alum Indira Varma had joined the cast of the Star Wars series, Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi has unveiled its full roster of main cast with new additions including Kumail Nanjiani (The Eternals), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Sung Kang (F9: The Fast Saga) and more! The announcement can be viewed below! RELATED: Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma Joins Obi-Wan Ke...
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Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma Joins Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series

Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma joins Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series The highly anticipated Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi just added another star to its roster in the form of Game of Thrones and Luther actress Indira Varma. According to Deadline, the actress joins Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the Star Wars prequel, though details about her character were obviously kept under wraps. Varma is well known for her small screen roles in shows such as Rome, Carnival Row and ABC’s For Life. In Ga...
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus Series Casts Indira Varma

Indira Varma has joined the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series at Disney Plus, Variety has confirmed. The details of the character Varma will play are being kept under wraps. She joins previously announced series lead Ewan McGregor, who will reprise the role of Kenobi from the films. Hayden Christensen will also appear, once again playing the role […]
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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series Casts ‘Game of Thrones’ Veteran Indira Varma

Indira Varma, who is probably best known for playing Oberyn Martell’s ruthless and scheming paramour Ellaria Sand on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has just become the latest performer to go from Westeros to a galaxy far, far away. A new report says Varma has joined Disney+ and Lucasfilm’s Obi-Wan Kenobi cast opposite star Ewan McGregor. Deadline reports that Indira Varma, who also has credits on For Life, Torchwood, Rome, Luther, Carnival Row, and The One and Only Ivan, among other things, has been ...
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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Updates: Ewan McGregor Confirms Where and When the Disney+ Show Will Film

Last fall, the once and former Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor confirmed that Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Disney+ show in which he’ll reprise the title role, will begin filming in March of this year. Now McGregor has provided some more Obi-Wan Kenobi updates, upending recent rumors about the location of the production and confirming that filming will take place in sunny California. Comedian Eddie Izzard spent January on a treadmill and accomplished the absolutely bonkers feat of running 31 marathons in...
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Daily Podcast: Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar & Disney Animation – A Breakdown of Every Major Disney Announcement from Investor Day 2020

On the December 14, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall to talk about Disney’s avalanche of announcements for Pixar, Marvel, Disney Animation, and Lucasfilm properties. Opening Banter :    In the News: Walt Disney Animation ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is Being Released in Theaters and Disney+ Premier Access This March ‘Moana’ and ‘The Princess and the Frog’ Sequel Shows Heading to Disney+ ‘Baymax!’ and ...
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Here’s How Darth Vader Could Fit Into the ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ TV Series – and Why It Makes Sense in Canon

During the massive, four-hour Disney Investor presentation last week, Lucasfilm was able to present its upcoming slate of projects. During that time, they were able to make a number of announcements. So many announcements were made that we’re still sifting through the ramifications of them. The Star Wars universe is going to look very different in a few years, and that’s not a bad thing. One of the things I love about Star Wars  is how malleable it is, and how we’re able to derive new c...
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Turns Out Hayden Christensen’s Daughter Doesn’t Even Know He’s Star Wars’ Darth Vader

Here's hoping Hayden Christensen uses at least one "I am your father" joke when he finally breaks the news.
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Disney announce 10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel series – and new films

Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series, while Chadwick Boseman won’t be replaced for Black Panther sequelDisney has unveiled a huge slew of new projects for the next decade at an investor event.Speaking on Thursday, Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy announced that the new Star Wars film, Rogue Squadron, will be directed by Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins – the first time a female director has taken charge of one of the franchise films. Continue reading...
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Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi

Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi As fans await more details for the highly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series at Disney+ featuring Ewan McGregor reprising his Star Wars prequel trilogy role, Kathleen Kennedy revealed at the Disney Investors presentation that Hayden Christen is officially reprising his role as Hayden Christensen for the series. More to come… The post Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi appeared first on
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Huge Star Wars Updates: Andor Teaser, Obi-Wan Timeline, Lando Show, and The Acolyte

Star Wars and Disney+ will continue to get cozy even when The Mandalorain isn’t around. At Disney’s 2020 Investor’s Day event, significant updates were given on the other Star Wars official shows we knew were coming to Disney+.Read more...
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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’: Hayden Christensen Joins Cast of Disney+ Series

Hayden Christensen is heading back to a galaxy far, far away. At today’s Disney investor presentation, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced that Christensen “will return in the role of Darth Vader” in Obi-Wan Kenobi, the prequel series which also features the return of Ewan McGregor in the titular role. He better hope the action isn’t set on Tatooine (because there’s so much sand there, you see, and that guy really hates sand). “Obi-Wan Kenobi begins 10 years after the dramatic even...
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Disney+ Star Wars plans include Hayden Christensen, C-3PO and R2-D2

Two 'The Mandalorian' spinoffs are coming to Disney+, including 'Ahsoka' starring Rosario Dawson. Hayden Christensen will play Darth...
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Hayden Christensen Will Reprise Darth Vader for Obi-Wan ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Series

Darth Vader is returning to a galaxy far, far away. President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy announced at the Disney Investors Day that the “Star Wars” prequel star Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Darth Vader for the Obi-Wan spinoff series. The Obi-Wan series, starring Ewan McGregor (who played the beloved Jedi in prequel films) […]
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Rian Johnson Almost Used Anakin’s Force Ghost in The Last Jedi

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Rian Johnson Says He Contemplated Using Anakin’s Force Ghost in The Last Jedi Star Wars: The Last Jedi came out nearly three years ago this month, but that hasn’t stopped its director Rian Johnson from conversing about the film with fans. Recently, the director took to Twitter and shared an interesting nugget: the scene in which Yoda’s force ghost appears and advises Luke Skywalker was at one point going to feature Anakin’s force ghost instead. Check out the exchange via ...
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Rosario Dawson Reveals How She Was Cast As Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian

Rosario Dawson Reveals How She Was Cast As Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian The long-awaited live-action debut of Ahsoka Tano finally happened in the latest episode of The Mandalorian. One of the most influential female characters in Star Wars is portrayed on the small screen by actress Rosario Dawson. In an extended interview with Vanity Fair, Dawson talked about the long process that brought her to portray Anakin Skywalker’s former Padawan in live-action (via SuperHeroHype). ...
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George Lucas Says Fox Feared the Prequels Would Destroy ‘Star Wars’

The Star Wars prequels have gained a sort of infamy amongst fans of the franchise, and some fans even suggest they “destroyed” the series. Which is what 20th Century Fox executives feared would happen — though not for the reasons you may think. In Taschen’s upcoming book The Star Wars Archives: 1999-2005, it’s revealed that Fox thought George Lucas would “destroy” the franchise if he made 10-year-old Anakin Skywalker the star of the prequel films. There are a number of reasons that Star Wars...
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New to Stream: Magnolia Selects’ November 2020 Lineup

New to Stream: Magnolia Selects’ November 2020 Lineup Magnolia Selects has unveiled its full list of titles set to debut on the streaming service in November, including the Hayden Christensen-starring horror thriller Vanishing on 7th Street, the acclaimed 2013 film debut of Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge and Tom Hardy-starring crime biopic Bronson! You can check out the full list below! RELATED: CS Guide to the Best New Horror Movies & TV Shows to Stream This Halloween! ...
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Now Stream This: ‘The Firm’, ‘The Last Dance’, ‘Fear City’, ‘Palm Springs’, ‘Airplane!’, ‘Shattered Glass’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) The Firm Now Streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video Release Date: 1993 Genre: Thriller Director: Sydney Pollack Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, David Strathairn The Firm is as solid as a Hollywood thriller gets. The type of movie they don’t really make anymore – a mid-budget pi...
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‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Shattered”

The penultimate episode of Star Wars:  The Clone Wars takes the show into some of the darkest territory it’s seen. Order 66 is declared and all hell breaks loose. Ahsoka Tano is forced to turn on the Clones who were so loyal to her that they painted her face design on their helmets and she has to quickly unravel the mystery of Palpatine’s most dangerous machinations. Her survival is by the skin of her teeth and the truth of what’s happened is elusive to her. This episode, Shattered , writt...
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‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Finally Initiates Order 66 in the Heartbreaking “Shattered”

In the penultimate episode of  Star Wars: The Clone Wars , former Jedi Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein) doesn’t know she and the Jedi Order are in Darth Sidious’ trap . Palpatine is tightening his grip and we know from the films that he will succeed. Last episode , the timeline of Revenge of the Sith was infused into the dread of the entire story, leaving Ahsoka to mull over the prospective truth of Anakin Skywalker’s fall into Sidious’ clutches. Directed by Saul Ruiz, “Shattered” hu...
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Scriptnotes, Episode 448: Based on a True Story, Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 448 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. One of our favorite recurring segments on the show is How Would This Be a Movie, where we take a look at stories in the news and discuss how to turn them into features. Today we’re going to take a look at the outcome of that...
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vaderkin:Happy Birthday Hayden Christensen!!! (b. 19 April 1981)...

vaderkin: H a p p y B i r t h d a y H a y d e n C h r i s t e n s e n ! ! ! ( b . 1 9 A p r i l 1 9 8 1 )
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