Ewan McGregor In Talks to Star in Disney+ Exclusive “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Live-Action Series

Several news outlets have reported that Ewan McGregor is in talks to star in an upcoming Disney+ exclusive live-action series based on Obi-Wan Kenobi. For those who not aware, Ewan portrayed the character in his younger years during the Star Wars “Prequel Trilogy” starting with Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Previously the late Sir Alec Guinness portrayed the character starting with the original Star Wars film later named Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. 

Previously it was reported that the project was potentially a standalone film in the Star Wars franchise similar to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Solo: A Star Wars Story, although its clear that Lucasfilm had changed gears since. No other details about the project is confirmed at this time, however expect a full reveal during the D23 expo, which will be held on August 23 through August 25.

Source: Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter

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