Ewan McGregor has revealed new particulars concerning the Obi-Wan Kenobi collection. The present is being developed for Disney+ at the moment and can see McGregor reprising his position because the Jedi in a brand new story going down between the occasions of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. Now, the actor has revealed that the present shall be taking a web page out of The Mandalorian‘s playbook.
Throughout a latest interview, Ewan McGregor was requested about his upcoming Star Wars return. Whereas the actor could not say a lot, he did reveal a little bit of what’s going on behind the scenes. Particularly, they are going to be using the identical groundbreaking expertise that was used to convey The Mandalorian to life. This is what McGregor needed to say about it.
“No, there’s nothing I can inform you actually. That might be the primary bit. I am attempting to recollect how outdated I used to be after we began the primary one, however it was the mid-to-late 90s I believe after we shot Episode I. I am simply going to take pleasure in it way more… [The prequels] have been all blue display and inexperienced display and it was exhausting to think about it, however these days I believe issues have moved on a lot, and I believe a number of what you see is gonna be what we see on the set.”
“I do not know if you happen to’ve seen the behind-the-scenes of The Mandalorian collection, however they make use of that unimaginable display. I do not even start to know the way it works, however it’s fairly wonderful. So whenever you’re on set, if you happen to’re in a snowscape or one thing, whenever you go searching, you see that. It makes you’re feeling such as you’re within the place. I believe it is gonna really feel realer for us, for the actors. And I believe we’ll be utilizing a few of that expertise on our present.”
Jon Favreau and Lucasfilm developed a singular expertise that they name “The Quantity” for The Mandalorian. It was showcased in an episode of Disney Gallery on Disney+, which affords a behind the scenes have a look at the live-action Star Wars present. As a substitute of utilizing a inexperienced display, a set was crafted that’s surrounded by high-definition screens, together with overhead, that enables for real-world imagery to be projected. Sensible units can then be introduced onto the stage and the digicam can seize all of it, as an alternative of getting to fill within the inexperienced display later.
As Ewan McGregor explains, this may permit the actors to work in opposition to one thing extra tangible. Joby Harold (Military of the Lifeless, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) is at the moment writing the collection following a little bit of a improvement shake-up that happened earlier within the 12 months. Talking additional, McGregor stated that he is aware of some plot particulars, however is not able to spill that information simply but.
“I do not know but what it may be known as. I do know kind of what it may be about, however I am not going to inform you.”
Deborah Chow is ready to direct the present. Chow additionally labored on The Mandalorian, so she is accustomed to the brand new expertise. It’s anticipated that manufacturing will start in early 2021, which implies we’re more likely to see the return of Obi-Wan in late 2021 or early 2022. Be happy to take a look at the complete interview with Ewan McGregor from the ACE Universe YouTube channel.