03 Feb 2021 1:31 PM +00:00

Ewan McGregor Confirms Schedule and Location of Filming For Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Rumors surrounding Obi-Wan Kenobi piles up as the series is about to start filming and with behind-the-scenes changes and the underlying issue of the pandemic, it would be no surprise if there would be uncertainties as regards when and where the cameras will roll for the highly anticipated series.

When Lucasfilm and Disney announced that there would be an Obi-Wan Kenobi series, fans have been thrilled about the return of one of the most loved characters in the Star Wars Saga. Even Ewan McGregor himself expressed his excitement to reprise his role saying that he was just waiting for a call and it would be an easy yes.

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The series will follow Obi-Wan Kenobi after a decade of his greatest downfall from the events of Revenge of the Sith where Anakin got corrupted to be evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. With Hayden Christensen reprising his role as well, fans are worried about the impact of the return of Vader.

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None other than the Jedi Master himself, Ewan McGregor, cleared the air surrounding the speculations on where Obi-Wan Kenobi will film as different parts of the globe have been rumored to be the exact place.

Despite the circulating rumor that there are sets already built in the UK, Ewan McGregor confirmed that the set will be in Los Angeles. He added that the series will start filming in late spring. McGregor took the rumors lightly as he said it was funny that every week, a new location is reported.

McGregor also confirmed that Deborah Chow will be handling the series and that they will be utilizing the same StageCraft technology used in The Mandalorian Series.

McGregor is ecstatic to work with Chow saying that the director is brilliant that he is looking forward to work with Chow. McGregor added that the Obi-Wan Kenobi will be similar to an old-fashioned Western TV.

The actor is excited to fill in the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi again and give life to his character in views of filling the gaps in between what happened to Obi-Wan from Revenge of the Sith to A New Hope.

The series is expected to be released in early to mid-2022 on Disney.

Related: The Mandalorian's Temuera Morrison Possibly Confirmed For Obi-Wan Kenobi Series