Following the current Texas faculty tragedy, Disney+ has included a warning to the primary episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi about a gap scene within the Star Wars collection which may be disturbing some viewers. “Though this fictional collection is a continuation of the plot from Star Wars motion pictures recorded a few years in the past,” a be aware within the present’s “particulars” part warns, “sure scenes could also be upsetting to viewers in mild of the current tragic occasions,” as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
Nonetheless, the notification doesn’t seem within the “particulars” part of allaccounts for the present. It additionally doesn’t seem onscreen previous to the beginning of the episode.
Following the premiere of the primary two episodes ofon Thursday evening on the West Coast and Friday at midnight on the East Coast, the message was added sooner or later on Friday.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, viewers are transported to the current day within the Ewan McGregor-led present, there’s a scene from ten years in the past during which Order 66, aka the virtually abolition of the Jedi, is carried out. The scene begins with a gaggle of Power-sensitive younglings being instructed within the Jedi Temple proper earlier than Clone Troopers storm the temple and fireplace on the Jedi and youngsters.
The blaster fireplace doesn’t attain any youngsters, however the scene is dramatic, and for some viewers, an excessive amount of, given the nation’s uncooked feelings from the unfathomable Texas tragedy.
Previous to the message showing on Obi-Wan Kenobi,issued a within the newest season of Stranger Issues, which premiered on Friday as properly.
The disclaimer that goes earlier than the earlier season recap reads, “We filmed this season of Stranger Issues a yr in the past.” “However given the current tragic capturing at a faculty in Texas, viewers could discover the opening scene of episode 1 distressing. We’re deeply saddened by this unspeakable violence, and our hearts exit to each household mourning a liked one.”
“Warning: Comprises violent violence involving youngsters,” Netflix added to the outline for the premiere.