Ewan McGregor, renowned actor known for playing Obi Wan Kenobi In Star Wars, he will wield the lightsaber again in the series dedicated to the character himself soon on Disney +. The production, whose cast is almost entirely known, chatted with Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) on the program Actors are actors (Going through Variety) and confirmed the return of some characters much loved by Star Wars fans.
“I don’t think I’m going to reveal any secrets,” McGregor joked. “I have to be very careful. It’s no secret when this series will be filming, but I had to walk past two Stormtroopers. I realized that I had never played with a Stormtrooper because mine were clones, ”he explains. “I have never seen a Stormtrooper. So I was walking alongside them in this scene. […] She’s crazy. I felt like I was 6 again or something, because I was so close to one and it scared me, crazy, ”he adds with passion. And ends: “Also Jawas, I had another scene with a little Jawa”.
Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi, one of Disney + ‘s most anticipated series
Over the past few weeks and months, we have gradually learned how the Obi-Wan Kenobi series was recorded. On the one hand, we got a first glimpse of the film set and it was planned that we will have fights with lightsabers, an element very appreciated by the fans; especially those who grew up with the Episodes I, II and III trilogy, where Obi-Wan himself had a leading role.
We already know a few things about the shoot. The famous Jedi series will not forget Hayden Christensen, who returns to play Lord Darth Vader. Other actors and actresses confirmed for this production are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie. On the other hand, it has been confirmed that Pot Pot Binks will not repeat this time. We don’t know of a possible return of Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jin, Obi-Wan’s teacher, so we have to wait to hear more details in this regard.
Failing to know the release date of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, we invite you to read this article, where we review all Star Wars series confirmed on Disney + and all we know about them.
Origin | Variety