In his response to recent racist comments directed at fellow Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram, O'Shea Jackson Jr. teases a major role for his mystery character.
who has committed himself to watching over the young Luke Skywalker and protecting him from the evil forces growing within the Galactic Empire.
Picking up a decade after the events of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, the series has not only introduced new key players,
but also marked the return of former stars such as Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, a.k.a. Darth Vader.
Ingram, Sung Kang, Rupert Friend, and Rya Kihlstedt have already been introduced as a troop of Imperial Inquisitors on a mission to seek out and destroy all remaining Jedi.
After the debut of the first two episodes, certain fan groups went online to publicly discriminate against Ingram for her performance as Reva, the Third Sister.
Although they continue to expand the boundaries of who roams the galaxy, Disney and Lucasfilm need to stay vigilant.
it is essential for Disney to protect Obi-Wan Kenobi actors from backlash if they ever want to eradicate the negativity associated with diversity in their galaxy.