Ewan McGregor Calls Obi-Wan Series Drama ‘Bulls—‘
Yesterday, rumors arose that the production of the Obi-Wan Disney + series stopped and was delayed arose, and fans were unsure what to think. The future of Ewan McGregor's series for the Disney streaming app was unclear after reports that the production crew had been sent home. Now McGregor says filming will resume next year. Initially, there were rumors that Disney was ending the series completely, but it was later reported that the project had simply been suspended and that the film crews had been sent packed, albiet for the time being.
Now, Ewan McGregor breaks his silence on the matter by confirming that production is taking a break and that filming should resume sometime in 2021. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, McGregor said this on the current state of Disney + Obi -Wan Kenobi series:
"The scripts are really, really good. They want to improve them. And they have just dragged production to filming next year. So it's not as dramatic as it sounds … It's not so dramatic. I think we have the same – We broadcast the same day and all that. "
In another TheWrap report, Ewan McGregor echoes these feelings, further stressing that the stories are not as negative as they are.
"All these bulls — on creative differences and all that, none of that is true. We just pushed back the dates. Episode IX is out, all world had more time to read what had been written and they felt they wanted to do more work on it. So they slipped the filming. It is not as dramatic as it sounds in line. "
McGregor is probably referring to reports that the president of Lucasfilm and Obi-Wan Kenobi producer Kathleen Kennedy was not particularly pleased with the show scripts. It has also been speculated that production could resume as early as this summer as long as the scripts have been reworked to Kennedy's satisfaction, but as McGregor has revealed, it will not be that soon. By pushing the start of production dates until 2021, the writers will have a whole year to develop a story as beautiful as possible. In any case, what is clear is that we are not going to see the first of the series anytime soon.
Details of the plot are rare concerning the series Obi-Wan Kenobi and this will probably be the case for a while, but all the scripts are on the point of being It is known that McGregor wil I resume the main role of the fan favorite of Star Wars for the series, and Deborah Chow had signed to direct. It will also be the first time that McGregor appears physically in the franchise under the name of Obi-Wan Kenobi since 2005 Revenge of the Sith as long as a character can be heard in The Force Awakens and The Rise of Skywalker .