Ewan McGregor’s Hilarious On-Set Star Wars Habit

We realized upon the discharge of “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” that Ewan McGregor made the sound whereas crossing lightsabers with Darth Maul within the movie. It’s an endearing behavior that he continues to this present day.

During the digital press convention for Disney+’s “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” McGregor was initially evasive concerning the follow. But then his co-star Moses Ingram busted him. “Everyone knows that you do it,” she mentioned.

Finally, McGregor got here clear. “I know,” he mentioned. “It’s impossible not to, and if you’re not making them, you’re doing it in your head, I think.”

Maintaining that sense of play is crucial to being an awesome actor. Your inside eight-year-old should all the time be accessible. So it is fantastic, and by no means shocking, to be taught that McGregor resides out each child’s dream when he dons his gown and takes up his blue lightsaber. I’d do the identical factor, and so would you.

As for McGregor’s portrayal of Kenobi, it would not seem that the character might be again any time quickly. Lucasfilm head honcho Kathleen Kennedy advised Variety in April 2023 {that a} second season of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” shouldn’t be in energetic improvement. Given what number of spin-offs the corporate has on faucet, and the less-than-enthusiastic essential reception to the miniseries, it is doable we have seen the final of McGregor’s Kenobi — which is ok. There’s nowhere for the character to go now that the hole between “Revenge of the Sith” and “A New Hope” has been spackled. Let the tortured Jedi relaxation.

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