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 backlash: Obi-Wan movie finally has some HUGE news – especially for UK fans

Star Wars fans across the globe are suddenly very excited about a report in a local Belfast newspaper. As the fan backlash and boycott drama continues to rumble on there had been fears that the planned spin-off Anthology movies had been put on hold or even dropped. Solo: A Star Wars Story has been a […]

Star Wars Han Solo FLOP: Obi-Wan and Rian Johnson trilogy dropped? Disney gives statement

Forget Kylo Ren and the First Order, a galaxy much closer to home has been having some serious problems recently. After the Han Solo movie performed shockingly badly there were claims that it was partly due to a boycott by fans furious about The Last Jedi. Numerous reports and rumours foloowed that Disney and Lucasfilm […]

Report: Lucasfilm puts Obi-Wan film “on hold” after underwhelming Solo debut

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Lucasfilm) The film news and reviews site Collider posted an exclusive report on Wednesday concerning the fate of future Star Wars films—and in particular, a long-rumored, not-yet-announced film focused on the classic character Obi-Wan Kenobi. Citing “sources with knowledge of the situation,” Collider confirmed that all pre-production for Lucasfilm’s unnamed […]

Daily Podcast: Lando & Obi-Wan Star Wars Spin-Offs, The Dark Universe, Clue, Captain Marvel & More

On the May 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista. To talk about the latest news, including the Dark Universe, a movie ticket subscription service for couples, a new Clue movie, Lando and Obi-wan movies, and Captain Marvel. And at […]

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 […]

Star Wars’ Obi-Wan star Ewan McGregor speaks out on spin-off rumours at Golden Globes

The actor won Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in Fargo, beating the likes of Robert De Niro, Jude Law, Kyle MacLachlan and Geoffrey Rush. Speaking backstage, McGregor answered journalists’ questions about ongoing rumours that an Obi-Wan standalone film is in the pipeline. […]