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Ewan McGregor recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show and spoke about the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus series which begins filming an March 2021. Bei speaking about his preparation weil das the series, McGregor touch on ns difference bei how he has to approach the character at this period versus when he zuerst played er over two years ago.

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McGregor as soon as again has shown that production weil das the at this time untitled Kenobi series will begin in March 2021. Die series right now has no release date, however sometime an 2022 is likely. Here ist the clip wherein McGregor gets into just how he prepared zum playing a really young Obi-Wan Kenobi in The Phantom Menace, and how that will oase to be a bit different this time roughly as he it s okay closer to the Alec Guinness version von the character.

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“It is the Obi Wan Kenobi story i suppose – it’s not just me in it, but there möchte certainly be a lot of me!” #StarWars pic.twitter.com/Y3FM4lmHzh

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While dishing on the series, McGregor questioned how he ist now much closer an age kommen sie Alec Guinness in the initial Star Wars movie bei 1977. Die legendary actor was 62 years alt during die production des A new Hope. McGregor wollen be 50 years old when production starts in March.

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McGregor questioned how viel of an influence Guinness was on his performance von the Obi-Wan Kenobi character an the prequel trilogy. McGregor concentrated specifically on older movies from early in Alec Guinness’ career, citing specifically The Card, a 1952 film an which Guinness plays in ambitious young einer who becomes mayor von a his town.

Now the he is older, he is looking to meet Alec Guinness ‘somewhere bei the middle’ an terms des his performance. Obi-Wan Kenobi möchte be roughly the same exact period as McGregor is an real-life, allowing him a unique opportunity kommen sie bring his life und experience to die show.

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Little about ns show ist known weist this point, despite some details are the end there. McGregor has evidenced the show will utilize the Volume technology pioneered ~ above The Mandalorian. Deborah Chow, that directed some of that series’ finest episodes, will helm all des the Kenobi show. Die number des episodes is uncertain, yet as of jetzt it wollen be a limited series.

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Rumors abound as to ns storyline of the series, which zu sein understandable. Ns timeline von the zeigen (nine kommen sie ten year after Revenge von the Sith) hülle it in line through a number of existing Star Wars stories, consisting of Solo (and everyone knows we need to lakers more of that).