Ewan McGregor cannot fairly consider that anybody would favor the Star Wars prequels to the unique trilogy. And you may’t actually blame him.
The actor is about to reprise his function as Obi-Wan Kenobi within the upcoming Disney+ collection, which is about after the occasions of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and earlier than Episode IV: A New Hope, the place the character was portrayed by the legendary Sir Alec Guinness.
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McGregor has revealed that he is extra excited to work on the spin-off collection than he was for a lot of the prequels, totally acknowledging that the trilogy did not go down too properly with a whole lot of followers.
However, he is now conscious of the rising appreciation for Episodes I to III, and he is barely baffled that some individuals really desire them to the originals.
“You know, our films weren’t much liked when they came out, by my generation who loved the first ones,” he informed Empire.
“I think people of our generation wanted to feel the way they’d felt when they saw those first three movies when they were kids, and George [Lucas] wanted to take our ones in a different direction, he had a different idea.”
– Star Wars‘ Ewan McGregor says Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Disney+ collection will ‘bridge the hole’ for franchise
He continued: “It was tough on the time, I keep in mind. But now, all these years later, I’m actually conscious of what our movies meant to the era they have been made for, the kids of that point.
“They actually like them. I’ve met individuals who, they imply so much to them, these movies, extra so than the unique three, and I’m like, ‘Are you kidding?'”
Speaking of his anticipation for the Obi-Wan spin-off collection, he stated: “I’m extra enthusiastic about doing this one than I used to be doing the second and third one which we did earlier than.
“I’m simply enthusiastic about working with [The Mandalorian director] Deborah Chow, and the storylines are going to be actually good I feel. I’m simply excited to play him once more. It’s been lengthy sufficient since I performed him earlier than.”
The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV collection will premiere on Disney+.
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