Disney+ adds warning label to 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' following Uvalde school shooting | GAMEJES

Disney+ adds warning label to ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ following Uvalde school shooting

Disney+ is the latest streaming service to add a warning label to some of its content in the wake of a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

The company added a message to its new television series “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” according to several media outlets including The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline. The message reads: “Although this fictional series is a continuation of the story from Star Wars movies filmed many years ago, some scenes may be upsetting to viewers in light of the recent tragic events. Warning: Contains violence involving children.”

The message is displayed in the “details” section of the show but does not appear for all accounts. Some accounts contain the message: “There are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting.”

A spokesperson for Disney+ did not immediately return a request for comment on Saturday.

According to Deadline, the company added a warning early Friday. The first two episodes of the series were released on Thursday, days after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in a shooting Tuesday morning at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The shooter was killed by police.

The label added by Disney+ is due to a scene that shows Stormtroopers and Imperial Inquisitors attacking the Jedi temple, Deadline reports. During the attack, a female Jedi quickly tries to get the children to safety as she dodges red lightsabers.

“The teacher is cut down and the cluster of less than half a dozen students makes a decision to ‘run’ in the hopes of escaping a similar fate,” Deadline writes.

The scene ends with the children running away as Imperial forces kill Jedi.

The move follows Netflix adding a warning card to the “Stranger Things 4” premiere. The label, which shows up for U.S. viewers, reads: “We filmed this season of ‘Stranger Things’ a year ago. But given the recent tragic shooting at a school in Texas, viewers may find the opening scene of episode 1 distressing. We are deeply saddened by this unspeakable violence, and our hearts go out to every family mourning a loved one.”

The opening scene depicts a massacre that involves Eleven, played by actor Millie Bobby Brown, and shows the dead bodies of several children covered in blood.

Disney+ is the latest streaming service to add a warning label to some of its content in the wake of a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

The company added a message to its new television series “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” according to several media outlets including The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline. The message reads: “Although this fictional series is a continuation of the story from Star Wars movies filmed many years ago, some scenes may be upsetting to viewers in light of the recent tragic events. Warning: Contains violence involving children.”

The message is displayed in the “details” section of the show but does not appear for all accounts. Some accounts contain the message: “There are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting.”

A spokesperson for Disney+ did not immediately return a request for comment on Saturday.

According to Deadline, the company added a warning early Friday. The first two episodes of the series were released on Thursday, days after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in a shooting Tuesday morning at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The shooter was killed by police.

The label added by Disney+ is due to a scene that shows Stormtroopers and Imperial Inquisitors attacking the Jedi temple, Deadline reports. During the attack, a female Jedi quickly tries to get the children to safety as she dodges red lightsabers.

“The teacher is cut down and the cluster of less than half a dozen students makes a decision to ‘run’ in the hopes of escaping a similar fate,” Deadline writes.

The scene ends with the children running away as Imperial forces kill Jedi.

The move follows Netflix adding a warning card to the “Stranger Things 4” premiere. The label, which shows up for U.S. viewers, reads: “We filmed this season of ‘Stranger Things’ a year ago. But given the recent tragic shooting at a school in Texas, viewers may find the opening scene of episode 1 distressing. We are deeply saddened by this unspeakable violence, and our hearts go out to every family mourning a loved one.”

The opening scene depicts a massacre that involves Eleven, played by actor Millie Bobby Brown, and shows the dead bodies of several children covered in blood.

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