John Williams is responsible for some of the greatest film scores of all time, with his most famous pieces being produced for the Star Wars franchise.
Even though he'd previously signed off with The Rise of Skywalker, the icon is returning to a galaxy far, far away. According to Variety, Williams will craft music for the highly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Soundtrack Marks the Return of John Williams
Williams has reportedly developed a special musical signature for Kenobi, which serves as the show's main theme. Given the prevalence of COVID-19, the 90-year-old legend recorded the piece "under tight security" in Los Angeles.
Kenobi marks a major change for Williams, as the artist has produced a limited number of compositions for television. His last true piece was for Amazing Stories which ran from 1985 to 1987, while his Olympics and news themes continue to drive NBC coverage.
As for Star Wars, Williams has driven every single Skywalker movie. Even though rings of his beats were reworked by Michael Giacchino for Rogue One, he did write the central tune for Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Kenobi isn't the only Lucasfilm production he's generating content for, as the five-time Oscar winner will also score Indiana Jones 5.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is the long-awaited follow-up to Revenge of the Sith. Marking a beloved return for Ewan McGregor's Jedi master, Hayden Christensen is also reprising his role as Darth Vader in what many believe should be a redemption for the star.
The Disney+ show is due to release on May 25th, 2022, marking the 45th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope's release.
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