What Ewan McGregor instructed you about his return to the Star Wars galaxy
was true— from a sure standpoint. Set in-between the occasions of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, Obi-Wan Kenobi follows exiled Jedi Grasp Obi-Wan (McGregor) to Tatooine as he protects a younger Luke Skywalker (Grant Feely) from Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) and the Empire. Way back to 2017, after McGregor mentioned he could be open to enjoying the character once more, Lucasfilm started to develop Obi-Wan as a standalone Star Wars Story spinoff film.
Redeveloped as a restricted collection, streaming Could 27 on Disney+, Obi-Wan Kenobi ends years of secrecy for McGregor.
“I respect what Disney and Lucasfilm are attempting to do, and what we’re making an attempt to do is defend the expertise for the followers. The primary time they see it, we would like them to have the very best expertise they’ll,” McGregor mentioned on Good Morning America. “And they also wish to preserve all the pieces a secret, and the longer they’ll preserve one thing till you announce it, the higher, I suppose, for them.”
However for McGregor, who final bodily portrayed the character in 2005’s Revenge of the Sith, “It is a very long time folks asking, ‘Would you play Obi-Wan Kenobi once more?'”
“I needed to go, ‘Properly, , if Disney wished to do one thing, I would be completely satisfied to do it!’ And it was years of that,” McGregor laughed, “making an attempt to not lie, however probably not inform the reality.”
Obi-Wan Kenobi begins 10 years after the dramatic occasions of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith the place Obi-Wan Kenobi confronted his biggest defeat—the downfall and corruption of his finest pal and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), who turned to the darkish facet as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
Starring Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, Rupert Buddy, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Indira Varma, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Benny Safdie, Kumail Nanjiani, and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, the primary two episodes of Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi are streaming Could 27 on Disney+.