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Kumail Nanjiani Teases Unique Yet Familiar Role in Disney’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Miniseries

by Kevin Woodward

Comedian Kumail Nanjiani is having rather the job trajectory now, with the star not just readied to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in this year’s Eternals, however likewise the various other substantial now-owned-by-Disney franchise, Star Wars Nanjiani has actually racked up a role in the upcoming Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, and he has now teased the distinct element of his personality which he calls “a brand-new variation of a sort of Star Wars personality we’ve seen prior to.”

” My representatives called me and it was the entire team of them that never ever call you. And I resembled, ‘OK, this is either remarkable news or actually dreadful news.’ And they’re like, ‘They desire you to figure in Obi-Wan, and evidently it’s considerable.’ After that I chatted to [director Deborah Chow] and we had a terrific discussion. And the personality seemed incredible – I was so fired up regarding this personality. We have not seen this precise point in Star Wars. This resembles a brand-new variation of a kind of Star Wars personality we’ve seen prior to.”

Not just will Nanjiani’s role in the Star Wars series be “significant”, however it likewise seems like his strange personality will certainly be something that audiences have actually never ever rather seen prior to, turning something acquainted right into something more unforeseen. Exactly what the star indicates by this stays to be seen, however taking into consideration that Obi-Wan Kenobi is set after the occasions of Revenge of the Sith and prior to the initial Star Wars trilogy, there will certainly be lots of possibilities for the show to present lesser-known or perhaps new aspects throughout this mainly undiscovered amount of time.

While we wait for to see whether Kumail Nanjiani is an extra-terrestrial, a human, a Jedi, a Sith, or something in between, the star discloses just how swiftly he was attracted to the suggestion of signing up with an additional tentpole franchise along with the MCU. Reviewing his initial conversation with Obi-Wan Kenobi director Deborah Chow, Nanjiani claimed, “And she was attempting to offer me on it. And I resembled, ‘I was gon na do it prior to the discussion!’ It was sort of excellent. After quarantine I got to do a work, in community, and it was in Star Wars. It was just one of the most cheerful very first task back feasible. I really did not know exactly how I can defeat the experience I’ve had, which is a Marvel motion picture with Chloé Zhao, who is impressive, and perhaps the best actors ever before set up, and after that have Obi-Wan as the following point, with an additional truly amazing actors. Ewan McGregor! Truly? I do not know where I go from there. [Laughs.] And so I determined to stroll right into the center of the timbers.”

Starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, Obi-Wan Kenobi starts 10 years after the occasions of 2005’s Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, getting with the fabulous Jedi master as he monitors Luke Skywalker on Tatooine, prior to taking the personality on an experience that will certainly result in him once more taking on with friend-turned-enemy Darth Vader.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is scheduled to be released on Disney+ in 2022, and will certainly contain 6 episodes. Nanjiani will certainly make his Marvel debut in Eternals which is due for release on November 5,2021 This pertains to us from Rolling Stone.

Topics: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars


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