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4 items from 2016


Ewan McGregor Returning to the Star Wars Universe?

9 February 2016 5:43 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

There are reports that actor Ewan McGregor is rumored to be having discussions with Lucasfilm to reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi as a Force ghost for director Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars: Episode VIII.” The rumor comes courtesy of Kristian Harloff of Schmoes Know and Collider Jedi Council and stresses to take this new information with a grain of salt.

Grain of salt: hearing that Ewan Mcgregor in talks to play Obi Force ghost in Episode 8.

— KristianHarloff (@KristianHarloff) February 8, 2016

McGregor was asked previously to record dialogue for J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, which was featured in Rey’s ‘Force Dream’ sequence where you can hear his voice along with original actor Sir Alec Guinness. McGregor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in George LucasStar Wars prequels: “The Phantom Menace”, “Attack Of The Clones”, and “Revenge Of The Sith.” In “The Phantom Menace.”

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Rumour: Ewan McGregor in talks to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode VIII

9 February 2016 12:52 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If there has been one name that has bounded around rumour mills for roles in the new Disney Star Wars Universe, it’s Ewan McGregor.

It was first rumoured that the man who took over from Alec Guinness to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas’ prequel trilogy was going to feature in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (which turned out to be sort-of true but not as was originally reported) and then it was thought he was going to get his own trilogy of movies, possibly for Netflix.

Well, his name is back in the mix for Star Wars: Episode VIII.

Kristian Harloff of Schmoes Know and Collider tweeted, “Grain of salt: hearing that Ewan Mcgregor in talks to play Obi Force ghost in Episode 8.”

Grain of salt: hearing that Ewan Mcgregor in talks to play Obi Force ghost in Episode 8.

— KristianHarloff (@KristianHarloff) February 8, 2016

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Star Wars: Episode VIII Could Bring Back This Classic Character

8 February 2016 6:30 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

As the release date for Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII has been officially pushed to December 2017, there's plenty of time for new details to be added, and of course whispered all over the internet. The latest rumor suggests that Obi Wan Kenobi will be back to guide a new generation of Jedi, and he'll do so as a Force ghost.  Naturally, this report is a rumor, and even the original tweet from Kristian Harloff, via Making Star Wars, warns folks that this item is up in the air. But if someone's dreaming of an Obi Wan return, they're dreaming big, as you'll see in the additional detail included in said tweet below: Grain of salt: hearing that Ewan Mcgregor in talks to play Obi Force ghost in Episode 8.. KristianHarloff (@KristianHarloff) February 8, 2016 Right out of the gate, the choice of Ewan McGregor to play the Force ghost of Obi »

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Ewan McGregor Could Return as Obi-Wan in Star Wars Episode VIII

8 February 2016 2:49 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

With filming set to begin in the next couple weeks on Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII rumors are popping up about what the sequel will entail.  The latest claims that Obi-Wan could once again show up as a Force ghost, and we actually have some information to support it.  Come inside to check out the latest. 

It's been no secret that Ewan McGregor is more than willing to jump back in the world of Star Wars.  He's claimed many times he'd be happy to reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi and fans have responded vehemently.  We've reported on the chance of him getting his own spin-off film before, and after his voice cameo in The Force Awakens, it's clear him and Disney are on good terms.  

Let's start this off with something simple.  Back in December, towards the end of the month, I got word from my sources »

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