Obi-Wan Kenobi,  Prequel Trilogy

Report: Obi-Wan Kenobi series enlists Joby Harold as new writer


From Variety:

“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.

To date, Harold has served as an executive producer on the critically-acclaimed WGN America drama series “Underground” and the recent Netflix series “Spinning Out.” It was announced back in October that Harold and his Safehouse Pictures banner had signed a first look deal with Legendary Television.

He is repped by CAA and Goodman Schenkman & Brecheen, LLP.

Reps for Harold and Disney Plus did not immediately respond to Variety’s request for comment. […]”

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