Ewan McGregor Set for Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series, to Shoot in 2020

RELATED STORIES Doubt, you shall no longer have. Star Wars filmmaker Kathleen Kennedy and franchise vet Ewan McGregor took the stage at the close of the D23 Expo on Friday evening to announce/confirm that the Scottish actor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a live-action series for Disney+. In fact, Kennedy touted that […]

Ewan McGregor to Reprise Star Wars Role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney+

If you just felt a great disturbance in the Force, you’re not mistaken: Ewan McGregor has signed on to play Star Wars icon Obi-Wan Kenobi once again in a new series for Disney+, according to our sister site Deadline. The series — slated to hit Disney’s upcoming streaming service, which launches in November — is […]

Star Wars spinoffs: Did Ewan McGregor confirm an Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off?

Ahead of his appearance in the movie Christopher Robin, Ewan McGregor appeared on the American TV panel show The View. McGregor was part of the Star Wars franchise prequels, movies which were panned by audiences and critics alike. He played a young Obi-Wan Kenobi (to Alec Guinness older iteration in the original trilogy). Did Ewan […]

Star Wars Solo leaks: Key plot details revealed? Connection to Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan Kenobi

Solo: A Star Wars Story is out in two months’ time, as the first anthology tale in the franchise since Rogue One in 2016. A couple of key details have surfaced online over the weekend – firstly an unexpected, albeit tenuous, link to Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi. A children’s book entitled Train Heist has […]

Star Wars: Rian Johnson defends character spin-offs amid Obi-Wan Kenobi rumour (EXCLUSIVE)

Johnson himself has a new trilogy on the way for the Star Wars universe, as do the writers of Game of Thrones. But there is also constant speculation about films relating to older, legacy characters – most prominently Obi-Wan, but also Boba Fett and Jabba the Hutt. Solo: A Star Wars Story – an origin […]

Mark Hamill Thinks Jedi Don’t Give Up, Forgets About Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda Giving Up

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: Mark Hamill is completely wrong about Luke Skywalker and the Jedi.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi is easily the most divisive movie the iconic sci-fi saga has ever seen. Hardcore Star Wars fans are having endless debates […]

The voice actor behind Obi-Wan Kenobi explains the work that went into bringing the legendary character back for ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Lucasfilm While we wait for the Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone movie, let’s celebrate his recent appearance on the small screen. One of the highlights from season 3 of “Star Wars Rebels” was the “Twin Suns” episode. This self-contained story within the season focuses on Ezra’s journey to Tatooine to track down Ben Kenobi, the reclusive Jedi […]

The voice actor behind Obi-Wan Kenobi explains the work that went into bringing the legendary character back for ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Lucasfilm While we wait for the Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone movie, let’s celebrate his recent appearance on the small screen. One of the highlights from season 3 of “Star Wars Rebels” was the “Twin Suns” episode. This self-contained story within the season focuses on Ezra’s journey to Tatooine to track down Ben Kenobi, the reclusive Jedi […]

Star Wars 8: Mark Hamill reveals how Alec Guinness Obi-Wan Kenobi influenced The Last Jedi

Star Wars fans will have noticed a few parallels between the original trilogy and the new sequel trilogy. Back in 1977’s A New Hope it was Sir Alec’s Obi-Wan who played mentor to a young Luke Skywalker. Now however the upcoming The Last Jedi will see Hamill’s character become the older Jedi who his apprentice […]