Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Could Include a Major Part of Luke Skywalker's Childhood

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Fans are pretty pumped up about the upcoming Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi series that will be streaming in Disney+, though no release date or title has been revealed. We do know that Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role from the Star Wars prequels and fans are still bummed that he didn't say "hello there," during his introduction in D23. Well, fans don't have to think about that anymore since they might be talking about how the series will depict Luke Skywalker's childhood.

On Twitter, MTV News correspondent Josh Horowitz revealed that he met with Joel Edgerton, who played Owen Lars, a.k.a. Luke Skywalker's Uncle Owen and the reporter felt that the actor will be making an appearance in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Apparently, Edgerton played coy about appearing in the series, which led Horowitz to believe that Edgerton's Uncle Owen will be in the Disney+ series.

Admittedly, Uncle Owen is far from the most compelling character in the Star Wars lore. He's mostly known for dying sometime after the beginning of Star Wars: A New Hope. Owen was also in Revenge of the Sith, where he was first played by Edgerton, but he didn't really do much since the movie was about Anakin's heel turn.


We're actually curious about how much of Luke's childhood will be seen in the series, though we probably won't see much. After all, Luke doesn't even know who "Ben" Kenobi is until A New Hope. We could see Obi-Wan use the Jedi mind trick on kid Luke but that would be really mean.

The Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series will be coming out in the near future.

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