Kumail Nanjiani Reveals Who He’s Enjoying & Extra

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With solely every week to go till Disney+ and Lucasfilm debuts the primary two episodes of the Deborah Chow-directed and Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen & Moses Ingram-starring Obi-Wan Kenobi, we’ve got some info to share on who it’s we noticed Kumail Nanjiani (Marvel’s Eternals) taking part in within the trailer for the “Star Wars” spinoff series- and it comes instantly from the actor/comic himself. In a uncommon second of pre-premiere intel that needed to be NDA-proof, Nanjiani supplied up some wonderful background whereas talking with EW‘s Star Wars podcast Dagobah Dispatch.

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“His identify is Haja, and he’s this man who works on the streets of Daiyu, which is that this new Star Wars location that we haven’t seen earlier than that’s completely beautiful. And he’s the man who’s labored actually exhausting to remain out of the larger conflicts at play. He simply type of desires to be his personal man. Survival for him is all that issues.” However surviving within the “Star Wars” universe means generally performing some not-so-nice issues. “He’s this form of con-man man who cons folks for cash,” Nanjiani defined. “That’s what’s necessary to him. After which he has a run-in with Obi-Wan and all of the sudden he form of will get caught within the larger conflicts at play, which is the factor that he actually tries to keep away from. So he’s this street-level con-man man who then will get embroiled in stuff that’s approach too huge for him. And he has to choose.” Now right here’s a glance again on the official trailer for Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, which was launched on Could 4th, with the sequence set to hit Disney+ on Could twenty seventh with its first two episodes (streaming weekly till the finale on Wednesday, June 22):

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Now right here’s a take a look at the previously-released official teaser & date announcement:

Becoming a member of McGregor & Christensen are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Buddy, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Maya Erskine, and Grant Feely. The sequence going down 10 years after Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, the place Kenobi confronted his biggest defeat: the downfall and corruption of his finest good friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker (Christensen) turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. Director Deborah Chow strikes from directing episodes of The Mandalorian to directing the whole run of the sequence with directorial “geek cred” that additionally contains American Gods, Higher Name Saul, Misplaced in House, Jessica Jones, Reign, and Mr. Robotic. In April 2020, Joby Harold (Military of the Useless) was tapped to switch Hossein Amini (Drive) after reviews surfaced that Kennedy was dissatisfied with Amini’s scripts. Legendary composer and “Star Wars” franchise Corridor-of-Famer John Williams is ready to compose the theme for the sequence.

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