Ewan McGregor talks Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spin-off — Golden Globes

Fans think that Ewan McGregor's facial hair is hinting at an Obi Wan film

Lucasfilm, who sold the Star Wars franchise to Walt Disney Pictures, is also apparently looking into Yoda and Boba Fett films, among other Star Wars entries. Obviously, that did not happen, but the studio continues to plan the future of the Star Wars franchise, well beyond the current sequel trilogy, meaning that more anthology projects will be rolling out in the coming years. Not only is his bearded look typical for the role, but Ewan McGregor was recently seen with P90X exercise guru Tony Horton, working out.

Though the prequels are usually regarded by a lot of fans with disdain, a lot of appreciation went to Ewan McGregor's portrayal of Obi-Wan. I loved the new one [Star Wars: The Last Jedi].

Are you in support of McGregor playing Obi-Wan again?

The spin off was reported a year ago.

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In August, news broke that Stephen Daldry was reportedly in talks to direct an Obi-Wan-centric project, and the film would take place between Revenge of the Sith and the original 1977 Star Wars. This further points to a 2020 release date for the movie.

During last night's Golden Globes, Ewan McGregor was asked by reporters (via The Hollywood Reporter) what the status of the rumored Star Wars movie about Obi-Wan Kenobi is.

Reports about an Obi-Wan Kenobi film first surfaced about five months ago and there were no concrete details about a potential director or star.

Twitter went insane after users realised his facial hair could be a hint as to whether Disney will be making a standalone Obi-Wan film with him continuing his role of Obi-Wan.

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