Disney+ has confirmed that Korean American “Fast & Furious” star Sung Kang will appear in “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”
The Star Wars miniseries will feature a star-studded cast, including Kumail Nanjiani of “Eternals” and Indira Varma of “Game of Thrones.”
The Disney+ announcement on the official Star Wars website
on Monday also revealed that filmmaker Deborah Chow, who directed two episodes of “The Mandalorian,” will direct the upcoming series.
Kang, who is set to reprise his role as Han in “Fast & Furious 9” next month, took to Instagram to share the good news.
“May the force be with us,” Kang wrote. “Thank you @carmencubacasts for the years of support and belief in me.”
The miniseries, which will be set 10 years after “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” will have Ewan McGregor reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen return as Darth Vader.
Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie will also be starring in the series.