Over twenty years since he first appeared as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Ewan McGregor is returning to the function for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi collection on Disney+. The primary trailer for the limited-series was not too long ago launched a lot to the delight of followers, however as with something associated to Star Wars, you don’t need to dig very deep to seek out these choosing aside sure parts.
The discharge of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace was some of the anticipated occasions of 1999 but it surely’s protected to say that not everybody beloved the film. Though Assault of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith fared considerably higher, the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy as a complete confronted a number of unfavourable consideration and Ewan McGregor instructed Leisure Weekly that he discovered it tough to take care of on the time.
I discovered it fairly exhausting. For it to return out and get knocked so exhausting was personally fairly tough to take care of. And likewise, it was fairly early in my profession. I didn’t actually know the right way to take care of that. I’d been concerned with issues that simply didn’t make a lot of a ripple, however that’s totally different from making one thing that makes a unfavourable ripple.
Because the years have handed, the Prequel Trilogy has gained a brand new appreciation from followers and subsequent tales have constructed upon parts launched in these motion pictures. Hayden Christensen, who can be returning for the Obi-Wan Kenobi collection, echoed McGregor’s sentiments. “When the movies got here out and the critics had been very essential, after all that was a tough factor,” Christensen mentioned, “since you care a lot about this factor that you just’ve invested a lot of your self into. So, for positive, that’s difficult.“
The Obi-Wan Kenobi collection begins 10 years after the dramatic occasions of Revenge of the Sith the place Obi-Wan Kenobi confronted his biggest defeat—the downfall and corruption of his finest pal and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the darkish aspect as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. “Obi-Wan is misplaced,” McGregor teased. “He’s a damaged man after what occurred with the Jedi order on the finish of Episode III, but additionally what occurred with Anakin; that he misplaced him to the darkish aspect. He feels an infinite quantity of duty for that, and guilt.” It is going to debut on Disney+ on Might 25, 2022.