Obi-Wan Kenobi star Ewan McGregor recently hinted that Star Wars fans might see a young Luke Skywalker in the upcoming series.
With production starting on Obi-Wan Kenobi, there’s been much speculation over the story of the Disney Plus series, since Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy previously teased it would feature a dramatic rematch between Darth Vader and the ageing Jedi. But since Ewan McGregor’s Kenobi will be watching over a young Luke Skywalker on Tatooine, many fans have wondered if a young version of Mark Hamill’s hero will also make an appearance in the series.
But when speaking to The Hollywood Reporter about whether Luke Skywalker might appear in Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ewan McGregor very simply said that although it’s possible he doesn’t know anything. Chances are he’s keeping anything he knows about the show a secret so not to ruin anything, he even went on to say that he couldn’t say anything about his involvement with the project for quite some time while fans debated it online. Take a look below.
“That’s very possible. I don’t know. I’d see stuff on social media like, ‘They better cast Ewan as Obi-Wan,’ and I wasn’t able to say anything. But it was pretty humiliating to think that [Disney] might be thinking about casting someone else.”
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The Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been described as a special event series for Disney Plus, and details on the upcoming Star Wars series are being hidden away on Tatooine. Still, we do know the series will feature a rematch between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader ten years after the events of Revenge of the Sith and before their final confrontation in A New Hope.
Directed by Deborah Chow from Joby Harold’s scripts, the series stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie.
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