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The Vow’s Bonnie Piesse Will Return To Acting In Disney+’s New Star Wars Series

NXIVM survivor Bonnie Piesse is returning to the acting world. On Monday, Disney+ announced the cast of the new Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi, in which Piesse will reprise her role as Beru Lars. This not only marks the actor’s first major role in more than a decade, but it’s also her first project since starring in HBO’s revealing docuseries The Vow, which followed her and husband Mark Vicente as they left NXIVM and helped to expose the organization as a pyramid scheme and sex cult.
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NXIVM Survivor Bonnie Piesse Has Been Cast in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Series on Disney Plus

Bonnie Piesse, a survivor who escaped from NXIVM, has been cast in the Disney+ original series Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor as the Jedi Master. The Australian actress and singer-songwriter most recently appeared on TV in the HBO docuseries The Vow, which chronicled her escape from NXIVM and her attempts to get others out while exposing founder Keith Raniere’s personal development company as a pyramid scheme and cult.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi is bringing back Star Wars alums Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse

Disney+ has announced 10 additional cast members for the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and two of those actors are Star Wars alums Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse. Though the casting announcement didn’t specify the characters they’re going to play in the upcoming series, it’s likely that they will reprise their former Star Wars roles. Edgerton and Piesse played young Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, respectively, in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. In the closing moments of the latter, the baby Luke Skywalker was given to them by Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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