Disney Plus’ highly-anticipated Star Wars TV series centering on Obi-Wan Kenobi is adding to its cast with Game of Thrones star Indira Varma.
The 47-year-old British actress, most popular for playing Ellaria Sand in HBO’s Game of Thrones, has endorsed on in a vague job, through Deadline.
No insights concerning Varma’s character were revealed, however she’ll be joined by Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Annakin Skywalker, both repeating their jobs from the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
There likewise haven’t been any authority plot subtleties delivered as of now, however the show is required to happen between the last prequel set of three film, 2005’s Revenge of the Sith and the first 1977 classic A New Hope.
McGregor as of late uncovered during Eddie Izzard’s cause long distance race stream a month ago that recording will begin in the ‘pre-summer’ in Los Angeles.
‘It’ll just be great to [play Obi-Wan] again. I did my last one in 2003, and it’s such a long time ago,’ he said on the stream (via Reddit).
‘The idea of doing it again is more exciting even than it was then, I think. I’m thrilled to get a chance to play him again,’ he added.
He likewise affirmed that Deborah Chow from The Mandalorian is coordinating two episodes of the Obi-Wan series.
During her Game of Thrones days, Varma’s character Ellaria Sand was the lover to Oberyn ‘The Red Viper’ Martell, played by The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal.
Joby Harold (Army of the Dead) got on to compose the arrangement in April, supplanting the withdrawing Hossein Amini (Drive).
The show was first reported at D23 Expo in August 2019, however it’s as yet hazy when it might make a big appearance on Disney Plus.
Alec Guinness initially played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the first Star Wars set of three, preceding McGregor was welcomed on to play the more youthful variant in the prequels.
Varma has most as of late played Piety Breakspear in the Amazon arrangement Carnival Row, and she presently plays Safiya Masry in ABC’ For Life.
The project reunites Varma with Disney Plus after her part in the web-based feature’s unique film The One and Only Ivan.
She presently stars in the new film Crisis alongside Armie Hammer, Gary Oldman and Evangeline Lilly.