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It became known about plans for Disney to make a TV series about the adventures of the Jedi Obi-WAN Kenobi from the franchise “Star wars.” On Thursday, August 15, reports Deadline.
The details of the plot and the name of the series, which will reach a new streaming platform Disney+, were not disclosed. However, the source confirmed that the Studio has called to the role of Kenobi actor Ewan McGregor and leads negotiations with him.
48-year-old Scot has already played Obi-WAN Kenobi in the trilogy prequel of “Star wars”: “Episode 1 — the phantom menace” (1999), “Episode 2 — attack of the clones” (2002) and “Episode 3 — revenge of the Sith” (2005). He is also known for such films as “Trainspotting” and “Trainspotting 2”, “Moulin Rouge” and “Big fish”.
In the universe of “Star wars” Obi-WAN Kenobi — Jedi master, who trained Anakin Skywalker and his son Luke. Actor Alec Guinness played the role of Kenobi in the original trilogy.
Disney said about working on a spin-off about Obi-WAN Kenobi in August 2017, but in the format of a feature film. It is considered that the revised draft, turning it into a series, the Studio made poor fees other spin-off of “Star wars” dedicated to Han Solo.
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