It’s fair to say that the force has been strong with the return of Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, and now that the classic finale has aired what was originally conceived as a “limited series,” director Deborah Chow and Lucasfilm chief-honored Kathleen Kennedy are talking about whether we’ll get to see more of old Ben on the small screen.
talking to ET onlineChow, who directed all six-episode Disney+ shows, discusses origins obi wansaying “For that, we actually considered it as a limited series. It’s really a big story with a beginning, middle and end. So, we weren’t thinking about that before. “
remember Obi-Wan Kenobic Originally meant to be a film, but after commercial failure Solo: A Star Wars StoryLucasfilm decided to change their scenario star wars output, and it was feared that we would never get to see McGregor reprise his role.
Although the show’s success prompted Ewan McGregor to open up about the possibility of donning the robe again, Chow said on any future missions to Obi-Wan that “I guess, you know, if It had to move on, so it would only happen if there was a real reason for someone else.”
Those were sentiments echoed by Kathleen Kennedy, although she was a bit more positive about future installments, stating, “Well, frankly, we set out to do it as a limited series, but I think That’s if there’s a huge engagement and people really want more Obi-Wan, we’ll definitely consider that because fans, they talk to us,” adding “And if we’re like, ‘Okay, so There’s a real reason to do it; it’s answering why then,’ So we’ll do it. But we’ll see.”
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Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobic It stars Ewan McGregor (Ben Kenobi), Hayden Christensen (Darth Vader), Joel Edgerton (Owen Lars), Jimmy Smuts (Bel Organa), Bonnie Pise (Beru Lars), Moses Ingram (Reva Sevander), Rupert Friend ( The Grand Inquisitor), Sung Kang (The Fifth Brother), Benny Safdie (Female), Simone Kessel (Breha Organa), Kumail Nanjiana (Haja Astri), Rhea Kiehlstad (The Fourth Sister), Flea (Vect Nokuru), Vivian Lyra Blair (Leia Organa), Indira Varma (Tala), Grant Feeley (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Rocken), and Temuera Morrison (Clone Trooper).
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+.