According to a recent report from Star Wars News NetworkRed Hot Chili Peppers bassist and legendary musician Flea will star in the upcoming Disney+ series. Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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While cameos and surprises have been teased in the highly anticipated upcoming series, the report notes that Flea will appear «with a badass blaster.» It’s unclear exactly what powers Flea will have in the upcoming series, but the report implies that he will likely make contact with Obi-Wan, or at least make a fairly active appearance in the episode.
The musician is no stranger to the acting world, as Flea has appeared in numerous films throughout his long career, including Back to the Future, The Big Lebowskiand most recently in 2017. Baby on the drive. However, if true, this would be Flea’s first official appearance in star Wars property.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Will see Ewan McGregor return to the Star Wars universe as he reprises his iconic role as the titular Jedi Master he famously portrayed in George Lucas’ prequel trilogy. It also shows the return of a comrade star war alumni Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader and Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars.
“The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat – the fall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker, who had fallen to the dark side as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
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Join the returning star Wars alumni are franchise newcomers Kumail Nanjiani (Eternal), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Sun Kang (F9: Fast Saga), Moses Ingram (Queen’s Gambit), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Rupert Friend (French dispatch), Simone Kessel (About kings and prophets), Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems) and Maya Erskine (PEN15).