This was revealed by the show’s showrunner, Deborah Chow, during an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
We’ve heard people suggest that Jar Jar Binks might make a return.
We were also told by sources could to the project that Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jinn was going to make an appearance in the series.
Well, according to Chow, the cameos that will be present in the series will tie in more with the Star Wars prequels rather than the new Star Wars shows.
Obi-Wan Kenobi series’ cameos are going to tie in with the Star Wars prequels
Here’s what Chow had to say when she was asked whether characters from The Mandalorian and the upcoming Ahsoka Tano show could be making an appearance in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series:
Given the nature of our characters, the strongest connective tissue is to the prequels for us. Because in large part, that’s where our characters are coming from and that’s where their stories started. So really the prequels are sort of the most connected to our series.
There have already been a number of confirmed cameos in the new Star Wars series.
However, Chow was keen to stress how this story is more focused on this one character’s journey as opposed to being an opportunity for crossovers.
Obviously I came from The Mandalorian, so a lot of that DNA is in me. And a lot of my Jedi masters, with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, are also just sort of embedded in me now, but I wasn’t looking to tie in necessarily anything. It was just trying to tell the story with integrity to the character, and so that was the connection to the prequels.
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