While many fans seem to have a love-hate relationship with the Star Wars franchise, one thing is universally agreed – John Williams’ score is legendary. Even entries that Williams has had no part in are built on the foundations of his famous themes and motifs.
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John Williams scored all nine of the movies in The Skywalker Saga (1977-2019), earning him a Grammy nomination for each entry and six OSCAR-nominations and 1 win for Star Wars: A New Hope. He even wrote Han’s Theme for Solo: A Star Wars Story, which John Powell primarily scored.
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While Williams stated that The Rise of Skywalker would be his final time composing a Star Wars score, it seems that he may be making an exception for television.
According to LRMOnline, Williams is returning to the long-running franchise to score Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Disney+ limited series starring Ewan McGregor.
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Whether Williams is scoring the whole show, arranging new pieces, or simply assisting another composer, the site could not state, but they claim to be “100% confident” that Williams is back!
To back this rumour up, Williams was allegedly spotted in a Los Angeles recording studio, a scoop shared by The One Ring, which can be found in the above video at 01:53:00.
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi will launch on Disney+ on May 25th.
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