UPDATED APRIL 22 AT 8:13AM PT: Vanity Fair has announced that Natalie Holt will be scoring Obi-Wan Kenobi. She will be the first-ever female composer to score a Star Wars title. This rumor has therefore been confirmed.
Obi-Wan Kenobi fans, you’re so close.
Since Disney acquired Lucasfilm ten years ago, fans have received a new trilogy, one off films, countless series and counting on Disney+, books, merchandise, a theme park and tons more on the way. Now, 17 years later, Disney is giving us Ewan McGregor’s return to the role. The new series will pick up a few years after we last saw Obi-Wan in the events of Revenge of the Sith. So far we have only seen a trailer but the highly anticipated show seems to match well within the world of the franchise.
The atmosphere of the Star Wars franchise is enormous. The allure of Star Wars to fans is the immense level of world building. When watching on of the movies or shows, we are completely taken in and easily lost in the experience. Whether it’s our first time or hundredth time. A major component for this is John Williams excellent score. His music in the franchise is perfect and goes done as one of the best scores in the history of film. However, new evidence points to Natalie Holt scoring the series.
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Recently, Jordan Maison reached out to Disney regarding the rumors of Natalie Holt composing Obi-Wan Kenobi. According to a tweet by Maison, their response:
We will be announcing this soon.Lucasfilm/Disney on the rumors of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s composer
The news of John Williams possible return for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series is very exciting for fans. His music stands out to movie fans in the most epic fashion. To see his return for the main title theme with Ewan McGregor returning is a fan’s dream come true in many ways. The rumored list of possible composers for the series is spectacular and with all three names currently working on major projects, it is very much up in the air to see who will be providing the music for Obi-Wan Kenobi, coming next month.
What did you think of this news? How excited would you be for John Williams to score the theme for Obi-Wan Kenobi? Let us know by mentioning @ReviewedCinema on Twitter, and don’t miss Obi-Wan Kenobi when it premieres exclusively on Disney+ on May 27, 2022.