Obi Wan Kenobi will not be the same Wan Kenobi in the prequels, according to Ewan McGregor

This week finally comes one of the most anticipated dates by the millions of Star Wars fans around the world, with the premiere of the Obi Wan Kenobi series in Disney +. This production, which will consist of 6 episodes, will take place ten years after what hWan Kenobi been seen in the episode III: the revenge of the Sith , the third film of the second trilogy, the one in which we are witnesses of the metamorphosis of Anakin Skywalker -interpreted again by Hayden Christensen -and according to Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan will no longer be the same Wan Kenobi we saw in those.

Located between the revenge of the Sith and a new hope -the first film of the entire saga, fourth from the strictly chronological point of view -we will see how Obi Wan is now persecuted Wan Kenobi a result of order 66, Wan Kenobi well That all Jedi, and in the same way, will not be able to use force.

“You just have to wait and see it, uncle,” says McGregor, Wan Kenobiked about whether he will have the opportunity to do it again, or dispute some battle of lWan Kenobier sabers. “You know, At the beginning of the series I have to use an uncivilized tool because I am a little rusty . Obi Wan can no longer use the force, so he is completely unraveled. So I don’t know you will have to wait to see it “

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a different obi wan

During the second trilogy, Obi Wan, despite his efforts, cannot prevent Anakin from being seduced by the dark side to end up becoming the villain by AntonomWan Kenobiia of the saga. Later in his life he sees an opportunity to do better when he can train and educate Anakin’s son, Luke.

“He hWan Kenobi to be very careful not to attract attention using strength,” says McGregor. “At the same time, the lWan Kenobit responsibility of his life is to take care of Luke Skywalker, whom he left with Owen and Beru on the farm. And he does it from a distance. He is a different man, he no longer feels like the man from before, like the Obi Wan of the prequels. “

The Obi Wan Kenobi series premieres this Friday, May 27, and in addition to Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen, he counts in his cWan Kenobit with Rupert Friend, Moses Ingram and Joel Edgerton.

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