Texas School Mass Shooting Reveals Disney Adds Obi-Wan Kenobi Warning – Deadline

UPDATE with Disney statement: Similarities Between Horrific Texas Elementary School Mass Shooting This Week And Jedi School Massacre In New Disney+ Obi Wan Kenobi The series saw a succession of warnings added to the show directed by Ewan McGregor.

“There are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting,” he currently says in the details section of the release. Obi Wan landing page on a number of accounts on the Mouse House streamer.

This is a kind of whitewashing and editing of the statement released earlier today.

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“Although this fictional series is a continuation of the story of star wars films shot many years ago, some scenes may upset viewers in light of recent tragic events,” he previously said. “Warning: Contains violence involving children.”

Curiously, the warning is actually to be sought on the Obi Wan page and does not end up as a slate at the start of the opening episode. The inclusion of the warning comes a day after the rollout Obi Wan to star wars Celebration in Anaheim.

“In light of recent tragic events, we recognize that there are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting and a content warning has been added to the show’s page,” said Today a Disney spokesperson told Deadline. “We are also working to add a notice before the series as soon as possible.”

The company added the first version of the current content warning early Friday, just hours after Obi Wan Kenobi made its debut. The highly anticipated series released its first two episodes Thursday night, nearly three days after 19 children and two teachers were killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

The scene in question is in fact the first of Obi Wan Kenobiwhich comes after a lengthy recap of events leading up to the period of the series which takes place a decade after the events depicted in 2005 Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

The scene shows the cavernous Jedi Temple being attacked by the Imperial Inquisitor and Stormtroopers. With chaos and death all around, a female Jedi dodges blasters and red lightsabers to get young boys and girls to safety. The teacher is shot and the group of less than half a dozen students make the decision to “run” in hopes of escaping a similar fate.

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The jarring scene ends with the children rushing down an aerial path as the Jedi are slaughtered by Imperial forces.

Netflix did something similar this week for its Season 4 premiere. stranger things, adding a child abuse scene warning card. The map appears before the Season 3 Recap which plays automatically at the start of Season 4, Episode 1 for viewers in the United States only.

McGregor is the main character of Obi-Wan Kenobi, which takes place between during the time between the Revenge of the Sith and A new hope movies. The six-episode series follows Obi-Wan’s life in exile on Tatooine. star wars Previous vet Hayden Christensen is also back as Anakin Skywalker, aka Darth Vader.

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