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Postby bankska22 » Aug Thu 15, 2019 5:58 pm



There have been rumors about Lucasfilm developing an Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+. There was a movie being developed for some time, but after Solo: A Star Wars Story didn’t live up to expectations, Lucasfilm changed up their whole Star Wars strategy.

Cinelinx is now reporting that the series is moving forward and Ewan McGregor has signed on to reprise his role of Kenobi in the series! While this is only a rumor for now, this is something that Star Wars fans have been hoping to see! I hope that it’s true and that there’s an official announcement coming at D23 later this month.

The site reporting the news claims to have had this information confirmed by two sources. But, as of right now, I’m going to stay cautiously optimistic.

McGregor has said in the past that he’d be interested in reprising the role if he was asked. There’s no word on what the story would entail, but a rumored plot summary has made the rounds online:

   Obi-Wan is on Tatooine being an elusive hermit and stuff, but secretly watches over an infant Luke Skywalker, whom he delivered to his uncle, Owen. Tensions between the local farmers and a tribe of Sand People -- headed by a ruthless war chief -- eventually brings Obi outta hiding ... and into Jedi kickass mode. Scene.

I have no idea if this is the direction that the series will go if it happens, but regardless, I’m still excited to see a series that focuses on Obi-Wan!
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Re: Star Wars

Postby chouette » Aug Thu 15, 2019 11:55 pm

Lucasfilm can change their Star Wars strategy all they want, it won't make a bit of difference to me. I do  hope though that they succeed for all the fans out there. Obi-Wan just might do it.

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Re: Star Wars

Postby VincentLupo » Aug Fri 16, 2019 1:18 am

I'm with the Owl.
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Re: Star Wars

Postby topmeasure » Aug Fri 16, 2019 5:45 am

Disney screwed up big time, I was a huge Star Wars fan, I can't watch the Force Awakens and Last Jedi, maybe Obi-Wan can bring some life back in the franchise.
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Re: Star Wars

Postby ctaulbee » Aug Fri 16, 2019 11:07 am

TV show won't make any difference, they have dropped the ball to many times now in their rush to grab cash they forgot to make films someone might care about.

The die-hard fans will always remain but they make up a small percent of the overall ticket sales, which is what they found out the hard way with this last crop of failures.

The plan seems to be at this point to starve the fan base, in hopes they will eat any plate of crap served them when next they poop out a new film...

We will see how that works out, I've lost all faith in Disney to make Star Wars films period.

The problem as I see it is not the number of films they made in a short time but the junk stories they decided to tell and the big goof was the idiots they put in charge of overseeing their creation.

Just like the Hobbit, which was another colossal failure on a top franchise, they were too afraid to leave the old characters behind and make a new film series based on completely new characters and adventures, that they just made total junk by writing the old actors into story arcs that are pointless and no one cares.

The best new film was Rogue One becasue it retained none of the baggage from the original series.

I don't have much hope for them though as it seems they are only interested in telling boring origin stories about existing worn out characters of which this is just one more lame example, doomed to fail.
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Re: Star Wars

Postby Jazzy » Aug Fri 16, 2019 1:41 pm

I totally agree with  :whathesaid:
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Re: Star Wars

Postby bankska22 » Aug Fri 16, 2019 6:41 pm

All good points! I'm with Tamas though I will watch but when it hits cable.
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