Today is Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

Fans have been reeling over the much-anticipated installment in the Star Wars franchise: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Now, with the cast list finalized and production will begin shooting in April, audiences can prepare to see Ewan McGregor as the ever-iconic Jedi Master once again. 

The story begins 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Kenobi faced off against his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned into evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. 

Hayden Christensen will also return in the role of Darth Vader, and joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Egerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie. 

The show is directed by Deborah Chow and will be available exclusively on Disney+. 

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