When Disney started to make "Star Wars" movies again, Ewan McGregor made it clear that he would love to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in one of the planned spin-off movies. Now, it looks like it could be a reality. The website Star Wars News Net reported that a source inside production said that LucasFilm plans to make the Ob-Wan Kenobi spin-off movie.

The plans for Obi-Wan Kenobi

The unnamed source claims that Ewan McGregor will, in fact, be back as Obi-Wan Kenobi for this "Star Wars" spin-off film.

The film will take place after "Revenge of the Sith," Where Kenobi battled Anakin Skywalker and chopped him to pieces, basically helping the Empire reconstruct him as Darth Vader. The film will then show Obi-Wan during an adventure between that time and when Luke Skywalker found him in the deserts of Tatooine in the first Star Wars movie, "A New Hope." This is also planned as a single movie, much like the currently in production Han Solo film, which takes place when Solo was a teenager and showing how he met Chewbacca, got the Millenium Falcon, and became a smuggler.

For the Obi-Wan story, it will take place after almost all the Jedi warriors were eliminated and slaughtered and the few remaining living ones went into hiding, with Kenobi keeping a close eye on Anakin's son Luke.

Other upcoming 'Star Wars' properties

Next week, the first Star Wars spinoff movie "Rogue One" hits stores on DVD and this Christmas fans will get to see the second movie in the new trilogy "The Last Jedi," which brings Luke Skywalker back into the story.

After that, the new Han Solo film will come out in 2018 and then the final of the new trilogy will hit theaters in 2019. Since the Star Wars team at Disney are very secretive about their properties, there is little known about this year's movie, much less where it is heading. After that, the main idea was to release spin-off movies like the Obi-Wan Kenobi with Ewan McGregor film every other year, with possibly another trilogy kicking off in 2021.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said that Disney had plans for at least another decade and a half of Star Wars movies.

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