Secretive as ever, Electronic Arts has its mouth tightly sealed on the highly anticipated “Star Wars: Battlefront 2.” The publisher did, however, spill some precious details, and so far the confirmed characters are Rey, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul and Yoda. Should we listen to hearsays here and there though, fans may be treated to take on the role of an iconic character, one that’s been frequently requested since the sequel’s announcement, Obi-Wan Kenobi.

James Arnold Taylor: Out of the picture

For those who don’t know, James Arnold Taylor has been considered the likely choice to voice the character.

After all, he’d been voicing Obi-Wan for quite a while now, such as in animated shows “Rebels” and “Clone Wars,” and the game “The Force Unleashed.” To the disappointment of fans, however, it appears Taylor won’t be a part of “Star Wars: Battlefront 2.” “Not that I would not love to voice him. I’ve just not been asked so perhaps they are going in different direction,” the actor said when asked about the matter.

This does not technically exclude him from the primed game sequel, but his statement caused fans to draw in speculations, specifically who EA chose to voice Obi-Wan. Then again, “Star Wars” enthusiasts may be well over their heads, as neither DICE nor EA had even confirmed Obi-Wan Kenobi as part of the roster of characters.

However, a keen YouTuber who handles the account Star Wars HQ made a point upon suggesting that Obi-Wan Kenobi is too important of a character to be left out of the game. This is where Ewan McGregor’s name got dragged in, with the YouTuber saying he’s not far off from doing the voice work.

The guessing game begins

DICE, EA and McGregor haven’t said anything on the matter, of course.

Strategically, both EA and DICE are using this opportunity to keep the hype going on for the game. It’s difficult to guess what the Scottish actor thinks of the gig, but he already lent his skills as Obi-Wan for a sequence in “Star Wars: Episode 7 – The Force Awakens.”

A lot of fans also have McGregor’s face in mind when once mentions Obi-Wan Kenobi, so the possibility really isn’t far off.

Should we ride in on rumors, McGregor as Obi-Wan makes a lot of sense.

Meanwhile, those who are waiting on E3 are in for a treat – a three-panel poster for “Star Wars: Battlefront 2” is up on the famous Figueroa Hotel nearby the Los Angeles Convention Center, where the event will be held. The sequel launches in November for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. We're expecting to learn more about the shooter at E3 coming up soon.