Report: Ewan McGregor in talks to reprise Obi-Wan role in Disney+ series

Posted at 12:56 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 15:56:51-04

(KGTV) —This is the show you're looking for, Star Wars fans.

Actor Ewan McGregor may don his Jedi robes as Obi-Wan Kenobi once again in a series for Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+, Deadline reports.

Though details of the series are being kept under wraps and a title has yet to surface, McGregor is reportedly in talks to take on the character once again.

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The actor portrayed the famous Star Wars icon in three prequel films: The Phantom Menace (1999), Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005), and made a voice cameo as Kenobi in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

Plans were reportedly in the mix to bring McGregor back for a stand-alone Kenobi film, in the same vein as the franchise's "A Star Wars Story" films. Now, as Disney hedges a massive effort to enter the digital streaming realm, the company has reportedly revisited those plans as a big-budget series instead.

Disney has already announced a live-action Star Wars series for Disney+ called "The Mandalorian," starring Pedro Pascal. Another spinoff series starring "Rogue One" actors Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk have also been announced for the platform.

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Disney+ is set to launch on Nov. 12.

More details on the upcoming service are expected at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim later this month, though it's not clear if a possible Kenobi return is slated for a reveal.