Ewan McGregor Confirms Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus Series to Shoot Next Year

Variety | 8/23/2019 | Will Thorne
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Ewan McGregor has confirmed that he will be reprising the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for a Disney Plus series centered around the powerful Jedi, after Variety previously reported that he was in talks for the series.

At Disney biennial D23 convention in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, McGregor provided more details about the prospective show and explained why he decided to pick up the light saber and don the Jedi robe once again.

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Producer Kathleen Kennedy said, “We have all the scripts written we’re ready to start shooting next year.”

McGregor previously played the character in the three “Star Wars” prequels “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones,” and “Revenge of the Sith.” There had been talk for years that he would return as Obi-Wan for a standalone film, but those...
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