Ewan McGregor announces he's reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in new original Disney+ series

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Golden Globe winner Ewan McGregor and LucasFilms president Kathleen Kennedy announced Friday at the D23 Expo that he'll reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new original Disney+ series.

'Can you please ask me if I'm going to play Obi-Wan again?' the 48-year-old Scotsman said onstage the Anaheim Convention Center.

Producer - Ewan - Question - Applause - SoCal

The 66-year-old Oscar-nominated producer repeated Ewan's question and he replied 'Yes' to thunderous applause from the SoCal crowd.

'The scripts are written' and they begin shooting the Star Wars spin-off 'next year' with three-time Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry (The Crown, The Reader) at the helm.

McGregor - Jedi - Master - Phantom - Menace

McGregor previously played the Jedi Master in The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith having replaced the late Alec Guinness who originated the role.

Obi-Wan briefly mentored Luke Skywalker as well as his father Anakin, who eventually turned to the dark side and transformed into Darth Vader.

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