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Ewan McGregor ‘signs up to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars spin-off series’

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is it sounds as if in a position to whip out his lightsaber once more

Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to reprise his position as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Disney Plus collection.

The 48-year-old Scottish actor performed the more youthful model of the Jedi grasp in the 3 prequel motion pictures: The Phantom Menace (1999), Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005).

And now Ewan is ready to take us all again to a galaxy some distance, some distance away, in accordance to Deadline.

Details of the rumoured challenge are being saved utterly underneath wraps and a name is but to be introduced – nevertheless it’s been a very long time coming for Star Wars fanatics.

Two separate assets additionally instructed Cinelinx that McGregor has signed a freelance to go back to the franchise.

The global has been itching for an Obi-Wan comeback ever since Disney purchased the rights to Lucasfilm in 2013.

There had been stories of a conceivable stand-alone Kenobi characteristic, however the ones plans had been it sounds as if dashed due to the field workplace flop that used to be Solo: A Story.

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He will it sounds as if megastar in an Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off collection for Disney Plus (Picture: Getty)

Metro.co.united kingdom has contacted Ewan’s reps for remark.

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An Obi-Wan collection will be the 3rd live-action Star Wars display on Disney Plus.

The streaming provider prior to now introduced The Mandalorian from Jon Favreau starring Pedro Pascal, in addition to a chain in keeping with Cassian Andor, the nature first presented in Rogue One with Diego Luna reprising his position from the movie.

And let’s be actual, Ewan’s been determined for an opportunity to revisit Obi-Wan for years now.

‘I’d feel free to do the tale from episode 3 the place I end up and Alec Guiness begins,’ he stated on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.

it’s been 14 years since he final performed the nature in Revenge Of The Sith.

That method he’ll have elderly simply the correct quantity for a go back set between that movie and Episode: IV: A New Hope, which noticed Sir Alec Guinness play an older Obi-Wan.

‘I’ve at all times idea there used to be a tale to inform between my final one and Alec Guinness’ first one. It could be a laugh to movie that tale now that I’m older,’ the actor instructed Premiere mag in 2016.

‘I’d be the precise age. I’m 45; Alec Guinness used to be what, 60? I may just do two of them!’ he advised.

The prerequisites are absolute best and the fanatics are in a position for this to occur, guys. Give the folks what they would like.

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