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John Boyega on Disney’s Defense of ‘Obi-Wan’ Star Against Racist Harassment: “Moses Ingram Being Protected Makes Me Feel Protected”

John Boyega says that the internal studio response to the fan harassment of Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram is a step forward from his time in the Star Wars franchise. Boyega, who is currently doing press for his new film Breaking, spoke about Disney’s and Obi-Wan star Ewan McGregor’s open defense of the Black actress […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Sets Nielsen Streaming Record

Given the records Stranger Things has already set since the premiere of its fourth season, one more isn’t that much of a surprise. But the new mark the Netflix series hit is a big one. Stranger Things amassed 7.2 billion minutes of viewing time for the week of May 30-June 5, according to Nielsen — […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Brilliantly Bridges Gap Between Ewan McGregor and Alec Guinness’ Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Character

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  Hello there. Come here, my little friend. Don’t be afraid. For years, Star Wars fans have wondered about the gap in which Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes Alec Guinness’ Ben Kenobi. And thanks to the most recent Star Wars miniseries on Disney+, viewers have a far better understanding […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Standout Moses Ingram Joins Natalie Portman in Next Project

Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram has landed her next role. The Emmy nominee will join fellow Star Wars alum Natalie Portman in the Apple TV+ limited series Lady in the Lake. Ingram replaces Lupita Nyong’o, who had been previously announced for the role but exited in May. Lady in the Lake is an adaptation of […]

‘Star Wars’ Favorite Discusses Surprise Return for ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  Qui-Gon Jinn has returned. Star Wars fans were floored on Wednesday when Liam Neeson made his return to a galaxy far, far away in the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+. In the closing moments of the Star Wars miniseries, Neeson returned to the franchise for the […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Deepens the Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  The emotional stakes of Obi-Wan Kenobi were enormous — even if much of the outcome was already known. Throughout the Disney+ Star Wars miniseries, it isn’t the threat of life or death that set viewers’ hearts racing, but the journey to better understand the […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Delivers on That Season-Long Tease

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  It took a lot of patience on the part of viewers, but Obi-Wan Kenobi delivered on a season-long tease fans hoped would come to fruition. Qui-Gon Jinn, played by Liam Neeson, returned to the franchise for the first time since 1999’s Star Wars: Episode […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi:’ All the Questions Answered in “Part V” of the ‘Star Wars’ Series

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  There is a wish list among Star Wars fans of what they hoped to see in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and this week’s episode checked a big box with a lightsaber dash. Within seconds of the opening of “Part V,” the penultimate episode of the Disney+ series treated […]

The Latest ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode Comes With a Warning — for Good Reason

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  The penultimate episode for Obi-Wan Kenobi opens with a warning. The message reads, “There are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting.” The latest warning was put on the episode for the same reason a warning was added to the premiere […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Star Hayden Christensen Explores His Latest Darth Vader Incarnation and Talks Anakin’s (Much-Memed) Sand Feelings

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi through “Part IV.”]   For Hayden Christensen, time was a great ally when crafting his Darth Vader performance for Obi-Wan Kenobi. In the Star Wars Disney+ miniseries, 10 years have passed since the last time Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi were face-to-face on Mustafar. In reality, 17 years […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Writer Joby Harold Relieved Leia Was Kept Secret

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.] After speaking in code for over two years, Obi-Wan Kenobi head writer and executive producer Joby Harold is now relishing the opportunity to say one particular name: Leia.  When “Part I” and “Part II” of Deborah Chow’s Disney+ Star Wars series premiered May 27, viewers immediately compared the surprise […]

‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Rack Up Huge Premiere Audiences

Season four of Stranger Things had a massive premiere weekend audience on Netflix, scoring one of the biggest viewing time figures of the past two years. But it wasn’t the only big TV opening on Memorial Day weekend. Obi-Wan Kenobi, the latest Star Wars series on Disney+, more than held its own, according to Nielsen […]