"May the force be with us...thank you"

Fast & Furious actor Sung Kang will be starring in Disney+’s Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Set 10 years after Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, the series focuses on the immediate events following Kenobi’s defeat to Darth Vader.

Deborah Chow, who directed two episodes of The Mandalorian, will direct the upcoming 6-episode series.

Hayden Christensen will return in his role as Darth Vader. Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie are also among the cast.

Further information about Kang’s role has not been released, but he is among the leading cast.

On Instagram, the Korean American actor shared a promo image of the series, captioning it “May the force be with us…thank you @carmencubacasts for the years of support and belief in me.”

Later this year, Kang is set reprise his role of Han in Fast & Furious 9. F9 will be released on 28 May 2021.


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