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'Obi-Wan' Series Adds 'Game of Thrones' Alum Indira Varma

Disney+ has recruited Indira Varma for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Details about the 47-year-old actress’s character are being kept under wraps, according to Deadline.

She will join Ewan McGregor in the title role and Hayden Christensen, as Darth Vader, in the series.

The Obi-Wan series “begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith.” The series is set to be helmed by Deborah Chow, who has worked on The Mandalorian.

Indira has appeared in many projects that you’ll be familiar with including HBO’s Game of Thrones, ABC’s For Life, Bones, Luther, Torchwood, and Carnival Row.

She has also appeared in such films as The One and Only Ivan, Crisis, and Exodus: Gods and Kings.

Find out if this other Star Wars series star will be part of it too…

Tom Holland Auditioned for John Boyega's 'Star Wars' Role & It Didn't Go Well!

Tom Holland auditioned for the role of Finn in the new Star Wars movies and totally blew his audition!

During an interview with Backstage, the 24-year-old actor was asked, “Do you have an audition horror story you could share with us?”

“I’ve had quite a few. I’ve read the wrong lines at the wrong audition before,” Tom shared. “I remember my audition for Star Wars, I was like four or five auditions in, and I think I was auditioning for John Boyega‘s role. I remember doing this scene with this lady, bless her, and she was just a drone. So I was doing all of this, like, ‘We gotta get back to the ship!’ And she was going, ‘Bleep, bloop bloop, bleep bloop.’ I just couldn’t stop laughing. I found it so funny. And I felt really bad, because she was trying really hard to be a convincing android or drone or whatever they’re called. Yeah, I obviously didn’t get the part. That wasn’t my best moment.”

Tom recently expressed his desire to take on this iconic role!

Fans Want Lucy Lawless To Take Over Role of Cara Dune After Gina Carano's Firing

Hours after it was announced that Gina Carano would no longer be part of The Mandalorian and Star Wars franchise, fans have picked their favorite to take over her role – Lucy Lawless.

Carasynthia “Cara” Dune is a former Rebel shock trooper turned mercenary in the popular Disney+ series, who eventually becomes a marshal for the New Republic.

While Gina originated the part, fans on social media are adamant that Lucy would be an even better actor for the role.

Star Wars fans are also suggesting that the franchise write an entirely new character just for Lucy as well.

“I’m 100% on board with @RealLucyLawless joining The SWU! She would be amazing!” one fan wrote in support of the suggestion. “I think I’d rather her be her own new character, though. Let Cara Dune just fade from existence. How about it @Jon_Favreau and @dave_filoni?

Another fan added, “The only acceptable answer to who should now play Cara Dune is Lucy Lawless.”

If you missed it, Gina isn’t the only actor let go over controversy. See who else was here…

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Marvel President Kevin Feige's 'Star Wars' Movie Finds Its Writer!

The upcoming Star Wars movie developed and produced by Marvel‘s Kevin Feige now has a writer!

Michael Waldron, who penned Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness, as well as acting as head writer on Disney+’s upcoming Loki, is set to helm the feature film, according to Deadline on Thursday (January 7).

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“Sources tell Deadline Waldron has been set to write a new Star Wars feature film that Kevin Feige, President, Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer, Marvel, will develop and produce for Lucasfilm and Disney. This is part of an unprecedented overall deal Waldron has signed with the studios that Disney has rarely given in recent years,” the outlet reported.

The deal reportedly also brings the writer in for Season 2 of Loki.

“Not only is the deal rarity at the studios, it clearly shows how much faith Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm has in Waldron going forward and should surely open doors for years to come and many more high-profile properties,” Deadline added.

There is no info yet about when the movie will be put into production or hit theaters.

This is the first update about Kevin Feige‘s Star Wars movie since it was first rumored back in 2019. Lucasfilm also announced several movies and series coming for the Star Wars franchise – find out more about the rest!

Jeremy Bulloch Dead - 'Star Wars' Boba Fett Actor Dies at 75

Jeremy Bulloch has sadly passed away.

The beloved actor who portrayed the iconic Boba Fett character in several Star Wars movies died at the age of 75, Daniel Logan, who played young Boba Fett in Attack of the Clones, confirmed on Thursday (December 17).

Jeremy played Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, although he was not the voice that you hear in the films. He also made cameos without his mask as Lieutenant Sheckil in The Empire Strikes Back and Captain Jeremoch Colton in Revenge of the Sith.

In addition to the popular franchise, he also acted in BBC soap operas and James Bond films and TV shows. He retired and lived in London alongside his wife Maureen and their three sons.

Our thoughts are with Jeremy Bulloch‘s loved ones at this difficult time. We have sadly lost all these stars in 2020.

'Mandalorian' Star Pedro Pascal Would Like to Appear in More 'Star Wars' Series!

Pedro Pascal has hopes for future Star Wars roles.

The 45-year-old The Mandalorian star spoke about his Mando character in an interview with following Disney+’s exciting announcement of several new series from the Star Wars universe.

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“Man, fingers crossed. How could you not? This is like, this is something that’s so much bigger than all of us, and we’re all a passenger to it in a great way. And so, I find out, as it is decided and shared,” he explained of the idea of appearing in the other shows.

The Mandalorian Season 2 is streaming on Disney+, and the show’s season finale is set to premiere Friday (December 18).

The new shows range from the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi, featuring the return of some very familiar faces, to brand new adventures and different interpretations of the franchise that ought to excite Star Wars fans. Find out more!

Patty Jenkins Will Direct 'Star Wars' Movie 'Rogue Squadron' - Watch Her Announcement!

Patty Jenkins has huge news: she’s directing the new Star Wars movie!

The Wonder Woman director will helm Rogue Squadron, Lucasfilm announced on Thursday (December 10).

The story will “introduce a new generation of starfighter pilots as they earn their wings and risk their lives in a boundary-pushing, high-speed thrill-ride, and move the saga into the future era of the galaxy,” according to the studio.

“It’s been a lifelong dream as a filmmaker to one day make a great fighter pilot film. As the daughter of a great fighter pilot myself, some of the best memories of my life are of seeing my father’s squadron take off in their F4s every morning, and hearing and feeling the awe-inspiring power and grace. When he passed away in service to this country it ignited a burning desire to one day channel all of those emotions into one great film. When the perfect story arrived in combination with another true love of mine, the incomparable world of Star Wars, I knew I’d finally found my next film. I’m extremely honored and excited to take it on, and grateful to Lucasfilm, Disney, and the fans for extending that thrill to me,” she said in a statement.

Rogue Squadron arrives in theaters Christmas 2023. Make sure to check out all the Star Wars shows that were just announced as well!

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