During the 73rd Emmy Awards, actor Ewan McGregor picked up an award in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series category for his role in Netflix’s “Halston.”
Following his win, Ewan McGregor met with the press to talk about his win and other projects, where he was asked about his work on the upcoming Disney+ Original series “Star Wars: Obi-Wan”, which will see him return in the role that he played in the prequel trilogy of films.
The story of the series, begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of “The Mandalorian,” Season 1 and this series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.
Ewan McGregor confirmed to Variety, that filming on the series has now been completed.
“We finished shooting our series. It was really, really good fun. I really enjoyed working with Deborah Chow. I think it will not disappoint. I think it’s gonna be good. I had a really good time making it and worked with some really wonderful, lovely people. The new technology we employed was cool. It was a different experience than making the original three films that I did, and I really, really liked it. But I’m not going to tell you anything else.”
Check out the interview below:
The new Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi series is coming to Disney+ in 2022.
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