Deborah Chow, who worked on The Mandalorian, has been tapped to direct the newly announced Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, which takes place eight years after Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

Lucasfilm boss, Kathleen Kennedy, discussed the hiring on StarWars.com.

She said:

“We really wanted to select a director who is able to explore both the quiet determination and rich mystique of Obi-Wan in a way that folds seamlessly into the Star Wars saga. Based on her phenomenal work developing our characters in The Mandalorian, I’m absolutely confident Deborah is the right director to tell this story.”

Kathleen Kennedy – StarWars.com

Chow will be joined by Hossein Amini, who will write the show. They’ll be supported by Executive Producers Ewan McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Tracey Seaward and John Swartz. Jason McGatlin, Lucasfilm’s Executive Vice President Production, will serve as co-producer.

No other details have been made available for the show, so please stay tuned for all things Star Wars from your bros at Star Wars Time!

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