Ewan McGregor in Talks to Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Disney+ Series

Published on Aug 16, 2019

Ewan McGregor in Talks to Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Disney+ Series

Ewan McGregor is close to finally returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi for an upcoming Disney+ series, according to multiple reports.

McGregor is in talks to reprise his role as the Jedi Master in an upcoming series for the streaming service, Cinelinx first reported. It would be the third live-action “Star Wars” TV series, along with Jon Favreau’s “The Mandalorian” and the “Rogue One” prequel series centered on Diego Luna’s character, Cassian Andor.

Reps for Disney, McGregor and LucasFilm did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment. News of the potential series comes ahead of next week’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

McGregor played a younger version of Kenobi in the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy that began with 1999’s “The Phantom Menace.” He was also played by Alec Guinness

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Author: Tim Baysinger