Star Wars; Ewan McGregor again as Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney Plus collection
Ewan McGregor is reportedly returning to the Star Wars universe. The actor is in talks to reprise his function as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Disney Plus collection in regards to the Jedi Grasp, based on a report from Deadline.
McGregor is the second actor to play the function of Obi-Wan Kenobi, after famend actor Alec Guiness originated the character within the unique Star Wars. McGregor stepped into the Star Wars universe as a youthful model of the character within the prequel trilogy. The Phantom Menace, which got here out 20 years in the past this yr, was McGregor’s first look within the collection. He additionally performed Obi-Wan in each Assault of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.
McGregor has been hoping for the prospect to return to the character for years now. In a 2015 interview on the Edinburgh Movie Competition, McGregor mentioned, “I’d be blissful to do the story from episode three the place I end up and Alec Guiness begins.”
Whereas which may be the story McGregor has been hoping to inform, there are not any particulars on what this new collection will truly be about. There have additionally been rumors that an Obi-Wan spin off movie would occur, just like final yr’s ill-fated Solo: A Star Wars Story, nevertheless, it appears that evidently Disney is opting to inform its Obi-Wan story as a Disney Plus collection as a substitute.
This collection could be the third Star Wars collection headed to Disney Plus up to now after The Mandalorian, which can star Pedro Pascal within the title function, and the still-unnamed Cassian Andor collection, which can see Diego Luna reprise his Rogue One function as a Insurgent spy.
Star Wars isn’t the one Disney property that’s getting the streaming collection therapy. The leisure large has additionally introduced Marvel collection like Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision, which it’s going to launch on Disney Plus as effectively.
There’s no phrase but on when this collection would possibly launch, however The Mandalorian is ready to premiere on Nov. 12, the day Disney Plus launches.