In recent months, Disney Plus has grown in popularity around the world. With several projects in the pipeline for the next few years, the streaming platform promises to compete against Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max as one of the most important digital entertainment services globally.
Following the success of The Mandalorian, which won 5 Emmy Awards in the most recent edition of the ceremony, Disney Plus is already working on another Star Wars spin-off. While we wait for the premiere of the second season of the series starring Pedro Pascal, another great movie star spoke about a new series.
Is about Ewan McGregor, who played the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the second Star Wars trilogy. Now the Golden Globe-winning actor will once again take on the role of the iconic character in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
In an interview with Variety, the actor spoke about his expectations about the new Disney Plus original series. “It’s the Obi-Wan Kenobi story. It won’t be all about me, but it certainly will be a lot about me, which is very good. ” confessed.
On the other hand, he also confirmed when filming will begin, although the release date is still a mystery: “We will start recording in March of next year (2021)Ewan announced. The project was due to begin filming in early 2020, but was delayed when screenwriter Hossein Amini dropped the project due to creative problems.
Finally, Joby Harold, writer of John Wick 3 and The Edge of Tomorrow, will be in charge of the script. For its part, Debora Chow, director of shows like Mr Robot, Better Call Saul and some episodes of The Mandalorian, will be the showrunner. At the moment, Ewan McGregor is the only confirmed actor in the cast.
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