How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Director Deborah Chow Crafted an Epic, Close-Ended ‘Star Wars’ Story

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Director Deborah Chow Crafted an Epic, Close-Ended ‘Star Wars’ Story
The Force is strong with “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

The new series from Lucasfilm, premiering May 27 on Disney+, imagines the Jedi knight’s life 10 years after the events of “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” with Obi-Wan (once again played by Ewan McGregor) camping out on Tatooine and trying to avoid various villains being sent his way by the evil Empire, including his old friend-turned-foe Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen). (All other plot details are still walked away in a vault on Scarif.)

Still, TheWrap spoke with director Deborah Chow, a veteran of “The Mandalorian” who helmed all six episodes of “Obi-Wan Kenobi.” We talked about what she finds so appealing about the “Star Wars” universe, how the show changed after a shutdown that saw scripts getting reworked, what it was like working with Pixar filmmaker Andrew Stanton and whether or not she has seen how much Twitter wants her to make a “Star Wars” movie.
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