Ewan McGregor says ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ series will not disappoint fans
It was first portrayed by legendary actor Alec Guinness in the original 1977 movie A New Hope.Guinness later appeared as a force ghost in the two-follow-ups -- The Empire Strikes Back 1980 and Return of the Jedi 1983.
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McGreogor, who is reprising his role of Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi from the ''Star Wars'' prequel trilogy, revealed that the team has already finished shooting for the Deborah Chow-directed Disney Plus series.
''We finished shooting our series, and it was really, really good fun. I really enjoyed working with Deborah Chow, and I think it will not disappoint,” he said after winning his maiden Emmy award for Netflix mini-series ''Halston''.
“The new technology that we employed doing it is cool, and it was a different experience than making the original three films that I did,'' the actor added. “John Wick: Chapter 3” executive producer Joby Harold has penned the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, which will be a single-season, six-episode show set eight years after “Revenge of the Sith” and 11 years before “A New Hope”.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most pivotal characters of George Lucas' ''Star Wars'' universe. It was first portrayed by legendary actor Alec Guinness in the original 1977 movie ''A New Hope''.
Guinness later appeared as a force ghost in the two-follow-ups -- ''The Empire Strikes Back'' (1980) and ''Return of the Jedi'' (1983).
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