Ewan McGregor gives fans an exciting 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' update

Ewan McGregor poses with his Emmy for Halston on September 19, 2021
Ewan McGregor has given fans huge news on the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. (Image credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Ewan McGregor has given us an exciting update on the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series that's coming to Disney+!

Ewan McGregor won an Emmy on Sunday night (September 19) for his portrayal of American fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick in the Netflix limited series, Halston

Whilst speaking to the press at the 2021 Emmys, Ewan McGregor was asked if he could tease anything about the upcoming Star Wars TV series. Although he wasn't able or willing to share any major details about the show, he did confirm that filming had wrapped.

He told the press: "We finished shooting our series, and it was really, really good fun, I really enjoyed working with [Obi-Wan Kenobi director] Deborah Chow and, I think it will not disappoint. 

"I think it's gonna be good, I had a really good time making it and worked with some really wonderful people, lovely people... the new technology that we employed doing it is cool and it was a different experience than making the original three films that I did and I really, really liked it, it was good. But I'm not gonna tell you anything else!"

You can watch the clip (via Variety) below:

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Obi-Wan Kenobi was originally announced back in 2019 at Disney's D23 Expo and will reunite the titular Jedi Master with iconic Star Wars villain Darth Vader. This new adventure will bridge the gap between the prequel trilogy Ewan McGregor appeared in and the original Star Wars trilogy. 

Ewan McGregor isn't the only Star Wars alum making a return, either! Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker in the prequels, will also return as Darth Vader.

At the time of writing, we do not have a confirmed release fate for Obi-Wan Kenobi, but the series will premiere exclusively on Disney+ when it finally arrives. 

Martin Shore
Staff Writer at WhatToWatch.com

Martin is a Staff Writer with WhatToWatch.com, where he produces a variety of articles focused on the latest and greatest films and TV shows. 

Some of his favorite shows are What We Do In The Shadows, Bridgerton, Gangs of London, The Witcher, Doctor Who, and Ghosts. When he’s not watching TV or at the movies, Martin’s probably still in front of a screen playing the latest video games, reading, or watching the NFL.