The Kenobi to the Star Wars Fans, Lumiere to the tale of Beauty and the Beast with several accolades from Bafta to Emmy to Golden Globe. Ewan McGregor is a well-established name in the world of movies.
With a career spanning decades and counting and numerous memorable roles and hopefully more to go. Ewan McGregor has earned the respect and fame of his peers and critics alike. Apart from acting, he has popularity because of his philanthropy and charity.
What is he up to now? Where can we watch him now?
Ewan McGregor, 51, is a Scottish actor known for his memorable performances in projects like Moulin Rouge, Disney+’s Obi-wan Kenobi, etc.
He has several feathers to his cap, including A Bafta Britannia Humanitarian Award, Prime Time Emmy Award, and even a Golden Globe to his name. He has also appointed in 2013, as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to drama and philanthropy.
Ewan McGregor has had a long and illustrious career spanning about three decades and counting. He has been a part of several blockbusters and critically acclaimed movies.
He first got international recognition for playing the part of a drug addict Mark Renton. This is a memorable character in Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting (1996).
However his iconic role was that of Obi-wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005 in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith replacing Alec Guinness as the previous Obi-wan Kenobi.
He had also won The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for Fargo in 2018.
It was Netflix’s Halston that won Ewan the coveted Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.
Present and future projects
After carrying the role of Obi-wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Prequel trilogy with critical appreciation. Nonetheless, Ewan McGregor is set to star and reprise his role as Obi-wan Kenobi in Obi-wan Kenobi.
Set in 10 years after The Episode III: Star Wars- Revenge of the Sith. However, the series follows how the master and friend and now enemy of Anakin Skywalker aka Darth Vader is doing after their face in the movie. He has vowed to protect his son Luke Skywalker and guards him on the desert planet. However, as Anakin’s daughter, Leia gets kidnapped to find him. He sets out to save her while saving himself. It would be a delight to know whether Kenobi and Darth Vader face each other off in this episode miniseries.
While the series was originally thought to release as a movie. The plans were changed and the series was announced.
Premiered on May 27, 2022, the series will have eight episodes beings released weekly till the finale on June 22, 2022.
His series’ premiere date
The series will premiere from May 27 to June 22 exclusively on Disney+ for its subscribers around the world. However, Ewan’s performance as Obi-wan Kenobi is being widely appreciated by everyone.