Ewan McGregor Wants to Return to his Obi-Wan Kenobi role in Star Wars Saga

Ewan McGregor Wants to Return to his Obi-Wan Kenobi role in Star Wars Saga

World-renowned Scottish actor Ewan McGregor said he hopes to return to the Star Wars universe.

In his latest interview with Deadline, he said “I hope we get a chance to do another one and I’m sure we will. I’m pretty sure, you know, I’ve got a few years yet before I’m the same age as Alec Guinness was in A New Hope. So there’s time to tell more stories in there.”

Ewan McGregor is popular for playing iconic Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Disney+ series ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’. It was conceived as a limited series of 6 episodes Chow (director) described it as "one big story with a beginning, middle, and end".

Despite this, Kennedy said there was a chance that more of the series could be made due to the enjoyable time the cast and crew had creating it, as long as there was a compelling story reason to return to the character, with both McGregor and Christensen expressing interest in making another season.

Disney announced that Obi-Wan Kenobi was the most-watched series premiere for the streaming service in its opening weekend. According to Samba TV, "Part I" was viewed in 2.14 million U.S. households from May 27–30,2022 surpassing the premieres of The Mandalorian second season (2.08 million) and The Book of Boba Fett (1.5 million).

During June 22–26,2022, the Obi-Wan Kenobi finale was watched in 1.8 million households, up 20% from The Book of Boba Fett's 1.5 million. According to the streaming aggregator Reelgood, Obi-Wan Kenobi was the 2nd most-streamed television series and the 3rd most streamed program across all platforms, during the week of June 22, 2022.

It’s no wonder Ewan McGregor isn’t done with his role as Obi-Wan in the iconic franchise.