Ranking my eight favorite episodes of Star Wars in 2022

Ranking my eight favorite episodes of Star Wars in 2022

Between The Book of Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Andor, and Tales of the Jedi, we got 31 episodes of Star Wars content on Disney+ in 2022! That's an incredible number, and it's fun to think about all the stories we saw in the past year. With that in mind, I thought it would be interesting [...]

The best of Star Wars in 2022: End of year awards!

The best of Star Wars in 2022: End of year awards!

It has been an incredible year for Star Wars fans. We got three live-action shows, an animated series, an animated Lego film, a Lego Star Wars game, a docu-series on ILM, and tons of books and comics. It also included the first Star Wars Celebration in years, and announcements about things to come. And, to [...]

Why Obi-Wan Kenobi not using Duel of the Fates actually makes sense

Why Obi-Wan Kenobi not using Duel of the Fates actually makes sense

One of the top Star Wars highlights of the year was the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, which saw Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen return to their roles of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, and saw them face off twice more. The series was packed with connection to the Skywalker saga, so much so that it [...]

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return documentary is coming to Disney+ on September 8!

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return documentary is coming to Disney+ on September 8!

The return of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen for Obi-Wan Kenobi was a pure delight, and now fans will get a chance to see behind the scenes about how it all happened. Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return will premiere on Disney+ on Thursday, September 8, giving audiences a look at how the show was made. [...]

Stuart Beattie says that in his draft of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Cody was going to have a big role and Obi-Wan was going to fight Luke Skywalker

Stuart Beattie says that in his draft of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Cody was going to have a big role and Obi-Wan was going to fight Luke Skywalker

In recent weeks, The Direct ran a series of articles on their interview with Stuart Beattie, who was originally hired by Lucasfilm to work on an Obi-Wan Kenobi project. Beattie worked on the project while it was still planned to be a movie, and he revealed that there was actually plans for a trilogy of [...]

Liam Neeson on his long-awaited return to Star Wars: “I certainly didn’t want anyone else playing Qui-Gon Jinn”

Liam Neeson on his long-awaited return to Star Wars: “I certainly didn’t want anyone else playing Qui-Gon Jinn”

When Qui-Gon Jinn finally showed up in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, it wasn't a surprise - but it was glorious. Jinn appeared in the show's final scene as a Force ghost, completing a season-long arc of Obi-Wan trying (and failing) to communicate with his long-dead master. Jinn discovered a way to return from the netherworld [...]

Behind the scenes featurette about Obi-Wan Kenobi released!

Behind the scenes featurette about Obi-Wan Kenobi released!

With the Obi-Wan Kenobi series having wrapped up, Star Wars recently released a short behind the scenes featurette about the series, giving us a chance to hear briefly from Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, and Moses Ingram. https://twitter.com/starwars/status/1542222374929461248 The main focus of the minute and a half long clip is on the return of [...]

At one point the Obi-Wan Kenobi series was going to have Darth Vader kill Reva

At one point the Obi-Wan Kenobi series was going to have Darth Vader kill Reva

Earlier this week, The Direct ran an article in which writer Stuart Beattie discussed the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Beattie revealed that he was originally hired to write the script for the project when it was still a movie, and that he actually had three films in mind - the first of which is what became [...]

Star Wars was at one point planning to have a trilogy of films about Obi-Wan Kenobi – and we’ve only seen part one

Star Wars was at one point planning to have a trilogy of films about Obi-Wan Kenobi – and we’ve only seen part one

The Obi-Wan Kenobi six-episode event series for Disney+ has recently wrapped up, which was the culmination of years of behind-the-scenes work and plenty of rumors about a project starring Ewan McGregor in his return as the iconic Jedi Master. We knew that the project was originally conceived of as a movie, in a similar style [...]

The narrative arcs of Obi-Wan Kenobi and The Last Jedi have plenty of similarities, and it’s Star Wars storytelling at its best

The narrative arcs of Obi-Wan Kenobi and The Last Jedi have plenty of similarities, and it’s Star Wars storytelling at its best

I think you can make a very compelling case that Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi are the two greatest Jedi we've ever seen. They have both been around since the very earliest days of Star Wars, and their legend has only continued to grow over time. They both have been central figures to stories that [...]