An Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series has officially been announced for Disney Plus

CNET | 8/23/2019 | Joan E. Solsman,
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Obi-Wan Kenobi was played by Ewan McGregor in the Star Wars prequels.

Folks, it's happening. Ewan McGregor is back to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new show making its debut on Disney Plus.

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Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy dropped the news at a Disney Plus presentation designed to show off trailers, screen first-look videos and parade talent at its fan convention, the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. McGregor's return has been hotly speculated: he recorded a voiceover line for 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Sun's sources claimed in June 2018 that the actor might have shot scenes for December's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

According to Kathleen Kennedy "the scripts are ready" and they are planning to shoot next year. But as of yet, no hard release date on when the show will actually be ready to watch.

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"Ask me," said Ewan McGregor, making an appearance at the the D23 Expo. "Am I going to play Obi Wan Kenobi again?"

"Ewan, are you going to play Obi Wan Kenobi again," said Kennedy playing along.


"Yes," replied McGregor.

It was a good moment.

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