August 14, 2022

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“They always asked if I would go back to Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

“They always asked if I would go back to Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

Meet new characters from the epic star Wars (since 1977), as Jane Erso in Felicity Jones and her friends in renegade (2016) or the bounty hunter played by Pedro Pascal, Little Grogu & Co. in The Mandalorian (As of 2019), it makes sense that these galactic adventures would make real contributions. But we also understand that they give us dramas like Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022): Legendary characters attract audiences.

Especially if it Grand Played by the Scots Ewan McGregor during The George Lucas prequel trilogy (1999-2005) After Alec Guinness worked in the original feature films and now, in the six episodes directed by Canadian Deborah Chao, he is accompanied by Darth Vader directed by Hayden Christensen. The former, along with director and Moses Ingram, who plays Detective Riva, answered some questions for us at an international press conference.

“For years, I have been asked two things: If I will do the sequel Trainspotting [1996] If Start Obi-Wan Kenobi will play again”, this is what Ewan McGregor told the media in Spain. “It was always the last two questions, with the publicist putting her head in the door saying, ‘This is the last question.’” In fact, it confirmed both possibilities, and thus, the wish of many viewers: thanks Mark Renton’s sequel already Disney series +.

Ewan McGregor, restores the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi

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The famous company that owns Lucasfilm “told him to come one day to a meeting because they kept seeing on social media that he would like to play Obi-Wan Kenobi again,” the actor continues, “as if he was begging for a job at the company. Disney Gate “, And”They asked him if he was serious And he said yes. “A person can be a Christian in the Moulin Rouge (2001) or Young Ed Bloom big fish (2003) Longing to return to Gentleman Grand.

The texts satisfied him: “The writing was so good (…) because, right from the start, in all he had, Alec Guinness could tell it to me. So, I knew we were on the right track.” At least with the protagonist. But, To get his voice back, he had to work hard: “I kind of did [acento] Fuzzy English and Obi-Wan didn’t really sound at all. And I said, “Oh, baby. That’s not good.”

“Fortunately, we had months before we started shooting, so I went back and did some homework with Alec Guinness, which I did before in the movies. [precuelas] The original”, exposes Ewan McGregor, to whom It was a pleasure to meet Hayden Christensen again. “When I saw him again and was able to talk to him about this project, it was very exciting. And when we played together, it was really kind of a time warp.”

A six-episode series that feels like one movie

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One of the biggest differences Noticed by the British translator regarding bouquets star Wars About Digital cameras at that time were very noisy: “In post-production, they realized that the noise they were making was exactly at the frequency of the human voice,” so they had to describe the dialogues that didn’t survive “because the cameras were so new.” And “compared to what we’re doing now, it’s like night and day.”

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Not so much when it comes to TV format, on the other hand: “Beauty [Obi-Wan Kenobi] is that we have more time to tell the story,” says Ewan McGregor. “But, because Deborah Chow directed everyone [los capítulos], which is his unique vision throughout, it felt like we were just making a movie. s The episodic nature of our series fits well with the plotNext day 27 we’ll check it out on Disney+.

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