Ewan McGregor never thought he’d be back in the world star Warsbut now that it has for the upcoming Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series, he’s willing to come back for more if they have it.
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“If we had the opportunity to do it again, I would be completely ready for it,” McGregor said. Total Filmbefore joking about how he asked Disney for the opportunity again. «Here I am again, like I’m knocking on the Disney door again!»
McGregor also talked about returning to the role he is so well known for years later and said that returning and helping bridge the gap between him and Alec Guinness (who played the original Obi-Wan Kenobi in the 1977s) star Wars) it was great.
“It was nice to be back and bridge the gap between me and Alec Guinness,” McGregor said. “I got as much or even more playing him this time than in the first three films combined. It has to do with the script, with the people we filmed the episode with, and with the technology, and with how different it is.»
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Will see Ewan McGregor return to the Star Wars universe as he reprises his iconic role as the titular Jedi Master he famously portrayed in George Lucas’ prequel trilogy. It also shows the return of a comrade star war alumni Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader and Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars.
“The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat – the fall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker, who had fallen to the dark side as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader,» reads the official synopsis.
Returning Star Wars alumni are joined by franchise newcomers Kumail Nanjiani (Eternal), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Sun Kang (F9: Fast Saga), Moses Ingram (Queen’s Gambit), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Rupert Friend (French dispatch), Simone Kessel (About kings and prophets), Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems) and Maya Erskine (PEN15).