Disney+ announces 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' series premiere date

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(CNN)Disney+ will have a 45th anniversary gift for "Star Wars" fans on May 25: the debut of new series "Obi-Wan Kenobi."

The company on Wednesday announced the nostalgic debut date for the show, which will see Ewan McGregor reprise his role as the legendary Jedi Master. They also released a new poster.

According to Disney, the series picks up a decade after "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith." In that film, you likely recall, his Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), went dark side, becoming the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

    Christensen will also reprise his role in the series.

      Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse and Kumail Nanjiani round out the cast.

        May the force be with everyone who hates waiting.

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