His was a name that certainly could not be missing in the new Disney + series (also visible on Sky Q and through the app on Now Smart Stick) dedicated to the universe of Star Wars. It will once again be the American composer John Williams to deal with the soundtrack of a new product of the saga set in space. The series Obi-Wan Kenobi is coming to the streaming platform on May 25th.
John Williams writes the score for Obi-Wan Kenobi
After signing with his music, nine films dedicated to the interstellar universe of Star Wars, John Williams back to work for musical theme of the series Obi-Wan Kenobi. Although he is little devoted to the small screen – he only recodes the recordings for Amazing Stories of 1985, of Masterpiece Theater of 2000 and in Great Performances in 2009 – Williams chose to dedicate himself once again to Star Warswith the contribution of Los Angeles Orchestra. An important and very welcome step not only to international critics but also by the public of fans of the film saga in which Williams had a central role with his music. Just think of the incredible 1977 Oscar win with Star Wars or again to the nominations obtained for the following chapters of The empire strikes again, Return of the Jedibut also The Awakening of the Force, The last jedi And The rise of Skywalker. John Williams’ most recent soundtrack also bears the signature of Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction established at Disney theme parks in 2019. Prior to plans that will see him working on preparing a concert seriesJohn Williams has now chosen to take care of the music of The Fabermansfifth chapter ofIndiana Jones by Steven Spielberg.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: synopsis of the series on Star Wars
With John Williams to the soundtrack e Ewan McGregor chosen again to play Obi-Wan Kenobi, the series of the same name will arrive on Disney + on May 25 (also visible on Sky Q and via the app on Now Smart Stick), after the successes of The Mandalorian And The Book of Boba Fett. Here is the synopsis of the episodes directed by Deborah Chow. Despite the predictions on the plot of Obi-Wan Kenobi are still rather narrow, the series will certainly focus on the outcome of subsequent events Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005), then after the downfall of Anakin Skywalker who chose to become the evil Sith lord, Darth Vader. The story will analyze Obi Wan’s years of exile, whose primary goal was to protect – at a safe distance – Luke Skywalker. The Jedi Knight, who has the task of watching over Darth Vader’s son, takes refuge on Tatooine, a planet designated to hide the young Luke Skywalker from Emperor Palpatine but above all from his former best friend and Jedi apprentice. About ten years after the known factsin a gloomy time for the galaxy and in an inhospitable and besieged place, the new story restarts.