Disney Adds Content Warning to ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ In Light of Uvalde Shooting
Disney surprised “Star Wars” fans this week by debuting its highly anticipated “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series ahead of schedule, but the first two episodes were also accompanied by another surprise.
The “Details” section on Disney+ features a warning about how violent scenes in the episodes could be seen as triggering in light of this week’s mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.“Although this fictional series is a continuation of the story from ‘Star Wars’ movies filmed many years ago, some scenes may be upsetting to viewers in light of the recent tragic events,” the disclaimer reads.
“Warning: Contains violence involving children.”Disney’s decision follows Netflix’s announcement that Season 4, Episode 1 of “Stranger Things” would be preceded by a similar warning, which also emphasized that the series was filmed long ago but featured potentially insensitive content regarding violence against minors.The “Star Wars” franchise is no stranger to such violence involving children.
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