Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement:
"We really wanted to select a director who was able to explore both the quiet resolve and the rich mystique of Obi-Wan in a way that seamlessly folds into the saga." Star Wars ". Based on her phenomenal work developing our characters in The Mandalorian, I am absolutely convinced that Deborah is the right director to tell this story. "
The director's other work includes episodes for Marvel's and Marvel's Iron Fist as well as Amazon Prime The Man in the High Castle . While the Obi-Wan series has yet to premiere, Disney has previously revealed the launch date and pricing for its streaming service. Disney + will be available from November 1