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Ewan McGregor confirms Obi-Wan Disney Plus series begins filming in March

Obi-Wan Kenobi was performed by Ewan McGregor within the Star Wars prequels, and he’ll be again in a Disney Plus sequence.


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This is likely to be the present you are in search of. Ewan McGregor confirmed on The Graham Norton Present on Friday that his new Disney Plus series about Obi-Wan Kenobi will start filming in March 2021.

“It is the Obi-Wan Kenobi story, I suppose,” McGregor instructed Norton. “It isn’t all (about) me, nevertheless it definitely can be a variety of me, which is nice! We begin capturing it in March of subsequent yr.”

McGregor mentioned though he by no means met Sir Alec Guinness, who originated the function within the 1977 authentic Star Wars film, he was helped in preparation by occupied with how Guinness would’ve performed Kenobi as a youthful man. 

“I by no means received to satisfy (Guinness), however I like him by means of his work,” McGregor famous, saying that he watched a variety of Guinness’ previous movies to organize.

The Obi-Wan Kenobi present was introduced in 2019, and is deliberate as a single-season, six-episode present, McGregor instructed Leisure Tonight in an earlier interview. The sequence takes place eight years after Revenge of the Sith and 11 years earlier than A New Hope, in an period after the Jedi Order has been all however worn out.

The present was delayed by the coronavirus outbreak, however a launch date appears possible in late 2021 or early 2022.

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Gael Fashingbauer Cooper