Ewan McGregor Could Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Disney+ 'Star Wars' Series

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Ewan McGregor is in talks to reprise his role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Star Wars series for Disney+.

Deadline reported the development Thursday and Variety said it also confirmed the actor is in negotiations for the role.

The show about the powerful Jedi Master would be the soon-to-launch streaming service's third Star Wars project after The Mandalorian and a Rogue One prequel.

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McGregor, 48, played the role of Obi-Wan in the Star Wars blockbusters The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

The late Alec Guiness played the hero as an older man in A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

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The sweet deal comes at a cost and it's not a monetary one.

McGregor's other credits include Season 3 of Fargo, as well as the films Christopher Robin, Beauty and the Beast, Big Fish, Moulin Rouge, Black Hawk Down and Trainspotting.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.