Sources at Variety are reporting Joby Harold has taken over the writing duties from Hossein Amini on the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi live-action Disney+ series. Amini left the Lucasfilm project earlier this year.
Joby Harold has been tapped to write the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series at Disney Plus, Variety has learned exclusively from sources.
Harold takes over writing the highly-anticipated series from Hossein Amini, who left the project back in January. This would mark Harold’s first time writing for a television series. He most recently executive produced “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum” and is also writing the script for Zack Snyder’s film “Army of the Dead.” He was one of two writers, alongside James Vanderbilt, who was selected to develop a new take on the “Transformers” franchise for Paramount.
Sources at The Hollywood Reporter are also reporting this new hire.
An official title and premiere date for the Kenobi Disney+ series (word is the series is being reduced from six episodes down to four) have yet to be announced by Lucasfilm/Disney.