Ewan McGregor Returns to Star Wars for an Obi-Wan Kenobi Series | Tor.com

Ewan McGregor Returns to Star Wars for an Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

After years of rumors, Ewan McGregor confirmed today that he would be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series for Disney+.

Word broke earlier this week that McGregory was in talks to return to the franchise for a TV series, reprising the role from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. The series is set to shoot next year, but Lucasfilm didn’t announce a title, plot, or release date.

We have seen the character in the years since he appeared in the films: he was a fixture in The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels animated shows (where he was voiced by James Arnold Taylor). In the latter, we saw him living on Tatooine, where he had a final confrontation with his long-standing nemesis, Darth Maul, five years prior to the events of A New Hope. 

The show will be the third live-action series to debut on the platform, after The Mandalorian (which releases later this year), and the untitled Cassian Andor / Rogue One prequel series.


Back to the top of the page


This post is closed for comments.

Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices.