‘Obi-Wan’ Director Deborah Chow Compares Series to ‘Character-Driven’ Films ‘Joker’ and ‘Logan’

May the standalone superhero films be with you.Disney+ series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” marks the return of Ewan McGregor in the titular role, but director Deborah Chow promises the series is more like other IP films rather than previous “Star Wars” installments.“I think I was the most excited about getting the opportunity to do a character-driven story, in a similar way – it’s a different tone – but something like ‘Joker’ or ‘Logan,’ where you take one character out of a big franchise and then you really have the time and you go a lot deeper with the character,” Chow said at a press conference, as reported by Games Radar.

“So, that to me seemed really exciting to get to do in ‘Star Wars.’”“Obi-Wan Kenobi,” premiering May 27, takes place between films “Revenge of the Sith” and “A New Hope,” with Obi-Wan hiding out in Tatooine and observing a young Luke Skywalker.

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