Obi-Wan Kenobi season 2? Head writer addresses if there will be more of the Star Wars show

Obi-Wan Kenobi head writer Joby Harold has talked about the chances of a season 2. 

The Disney Plus show was conceived as a limited series – and so far there has been no word on a potential follow-up. 

“Beyond being asked about it constantly, I’ve just been thinking about this for so long as a close-ended story that my mind is so focused on this as a limited [series], that I haven’t thought beyond it,” Harold told Deadline’s Crew Call podcast (opens in new tab). “But he’s a great character, they’re all amazing characters.” 

Harold also addressed if he’s working on another Star Wars project. “I can’t speak to any of these questions,” he said. “But I love Star Wars, and the experience of working on Star Wars hasn’t changed that in any way, it’s only made it a bigger part of my life. And I feel lucky to be a part of this one.”

Ewan McGregor, who plays the titular character in the Disney Plus show, has already said he’d be open to returning. “It was made as a one-off limited series. And in a way, it does do what I wanted it to do in terms of bridging a story between [Episode 3] and [Episode 4] and bringing me closer to Alec Guinness’ Obi-Wan in A New Hope,” he said, but added that he “would like to make another one.”

Similarly, Hayden Christensen, who plays Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, has said he would “love” to continue playing his character. 

We’ll just have to wait and see if any more Obi-Wan Kenobi materializes on the horizon, then. For now, the show’s finale arrives imminently – check out our Obi-Wan Kenobi release schedule to find out when exactly the last episode drops on Disney Plus in your timezone. 

In the meantime, see our guide to all the upcoming Star Wars movies and TV shows for everything else coming soon from the galaxy far, far away. 

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