'We're just doing 6 episodes': Ewan McGregor insists Obi-Wan Kenobi is a standalone limited series

30/5/2022 12:34:00 PM

'We're just doing 6 episodes': Ewan McGregor insists Obi-Wan Kenobi is a standalone limited series

'We're just doing 6 episodes': Ewan McGregor insists Obi-Wan Kenobi is a standalone limited series

Ewan McGregor has insisted the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series is just a 'standalone' limited series for the time being. The Scottish actor reprised his role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in the new show of the same name, but he has insisted there is no plans for future episodes or a spin-off movie at this stage. Speaking to Collider.com, he...

Ewan McGregor.Did you know that Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Obi-Wan Kenobi are set in the same period? Twitter/DailyJSurvivor Given the popularity of Elden Ring and the renewed interest in Star Wars, Respawn Entertainment would want to get the sequel that is Star Wars Jedi: Survivor out the door as soon as possible.Sith.Chow, who's the director and executive producer of the six-episode Star Wars spin-off series for Disney+, doesn't think it is essential to have seen previous projects in the legendary sci-fi franchise to enjoy the new show, which marks the return of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen as Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi and protege-turned-Sith Lord Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, respectively.

Reuters Ewan McGregor has insisted the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series is just a "standalone" limited series for the time being.The Scottish actor reprised his role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in the new show of the same name, but he has insisted there is no plans for future episodes or a spin-off movie at this stage.[embed]https://youtu.Speaking to Collider.If you've missed the fights of the prequel trilogy (they've always felt more fluid and fast-paced compared to the original trilogy and even the sequel trilogy), doesn't disappoint.com, he said: "Well, at the moment, we're just doing the six episodes.With the first title also being set five years after the events of episode three and Order 66, this places the sequel in sync together with the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series now showing on Disney+.It was very much set up and made to be a limited series.Joby [Harold], who's the writer, and I, when we were doing the development, were really trying to make sure that we'd always do a reality check to go, 'If we take the Star Wars out of this, does this still work, just on a human level?'" Chow continued:"I guess if you didn't know anything at all about Star Wars , which feels like it'd be hard to find a person who maybe doesn't know anything, I think you could still watch it.

So, that's how it stands at the moment.Cameron Monaghan, who plays Cal Kestis, has been having a good run on television and is best known as Batman's arch-nemesis the Joker in Gotham.(Still: Disney+) However, the series does feel constrained, story-wise.Listen, if it does very well and Disney are excited about the prospect of doing another one… I loved doing it.I loved working with Deborah Chow.This is aided by the fact that the featured protagonists in Obi-Wan Kenobi are the inquisitors who are heavily featured in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order as well.I loved working with the new technology.You're left wondering — what is it that happens in that will be of great dramatic importance? Story continues In that sense, the series walks a very thin line with severe narrative constraints."And I thought our scripts were really good.However, there is an issue with this exact timeline as well as episode two of Obi-Wan Kenobi reveals, seeing that Star Wars Rebels (yet another franchise!) takes place four years after Kenobi and features the Grand Inquisitor as the main villain.Obviously, we were shooting this through COVID and it is quite an ambitious project.

And I feel like the experience of doing it with the crew who were so passionate about it.So many Star Wars fans in the crew of Star Wars projects nowadays that it makes the experience really exciting.In fact, in the live-action series a BD droid, has made its appearance in the Book of Boba Fett.So, I'd be totally up for doing more.But I can guarantee, at the moment, it's just a standalone thing.Even with Star Wars Jedi: Survivor only arriving in 2023, one can still get." That's not to stay Ewan isn't keen to do a Kenobi movie.

He previously told the same outlet: "I'd very much like to do one too.I think the story between Episode III and Episode IV, I think there's a story there.I think that's the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, if there is one.The one that bridges my Obi-Wan Kenobi and Alec's (Guinness) Obi-Wan Kenobi because there's a - I don't know how long he's in the desert there, but it's got to be twenty or thirty years." #.

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