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Liam Neeson Says He Would Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series

Liam Neeson Says He’d Be Up to Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series Liam Neeson doesn’t say much, but when he does he speaks volumes, especially when talking about anything Star Wars related. In this case, the man gave a rather brief affirmative when asked if he would be willing to return as Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series. “Sure, I’d be up for that, yeah,” Neeson told Collider. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Liam Neeson, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, Jedi, Neeson, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Obi-wan Kenobi


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series to Begin Filming in March, Ewan McGregor Says

We will see Ewan McGregor‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ soon. The Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring McGregor, reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel films, is set to begin filming this March, the actor revealed. While no official release date has yet been set for the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series, this means we can probably expect the series to debut sometime in late 2021 or early 2022. There’s no better spokesperson for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series than Ewan McGregor, and the actor keeps dishing ...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Bbc, Lucasfilm, Ewan-McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Hossein Amini, Disney Star Wars, Joby Harold


Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence

Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence on His Portrayal During a recent appearance at The Graham Norton Show, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed that they’re currently planning to start filming the Obi-Wan Kenobi series next year in March. In addition, he also opened up about drawing inspiration from Star Wars alum Alec Guinness’ original portrayal of the iconic Jedi master and how will it in...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Alec Guiness, Alec Guinness, Rey, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, John Swartz, Giancarlo Esposito, Obi Wan, ComingSoon


Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Production Start Revealed!

Obi-Wan Kenobi series production start revealed! We may still be a long ways away from the premiere fo the highly-anticipated Star Wars prequel series centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi but it looks as though the production may finally hit the ground running soon as star Ewan McGregor has revealed in a new interview the scheduled time for the start of shooting the Disney+ series! (Via SlashFilm) RELATED: Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian PB...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, TV Premiere, Obi-wan Kenobi, Sam Hargrave, Kathleen Kennedy Tracey Seaward The Queen


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series Will Be One Season and Begin Filming in 2021, According to Ewan McGregor

An Obi-Wan Kenobi project has been floating around in the ether so long, it’s almost surreal when we get real concrete details. But star Ewan McGregor is eager to give updates on his highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, which he confirmed will be a single, standalone season. But McGregor did leave open the possibility of more. In a recent interview he conducted with ET Online, McGregor confirmed that the upcoming untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series will be only one season long. Bu...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow, Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series, Jason McGatlin Lucasfilm, Obi Wan Kenobi Disney, ET Online McGregor, Joby Harold Details


Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian

Obi-Wan series set to use the same VFX technology as The Mandalorian In a recent interview with the ACE Universe, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor was understandably tight-lipped about the story details of Disney+‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi series. However, he did confirm a new detail about the series’ production, revealing that they will be using the same incredible visual effects technology called “The Volume” that was first seen i...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Ilm, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Obi Wan, ComingSoon


Joby Harold Tapped as New Writer for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Joby Harold Tapped as New Writer for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Variety brings word that Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) has been enlisted to write Disney+’s upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Harold is taking over writing duties from Hossein Amini, who reportedly departed the project in January. Harold is also writing Zack Snyder’s upcoming movie Army of the Dead and served as an executive producer on John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum. RELATED: Disney+ Reveals April Disneyla...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Army, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, Harold, Zack Snyder, John Swartz, John Wick, Obi Wan


Ewan McGregor Speaks Out on Obi-Wan Series Production Delay

Ewan McGregor speaks out on Obi-Wan Kenobi series production delay Following yesterday’s breaking news about Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series being put on hold, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has finally addressed the issue in a recent press event for Birds of Prey, strongly dispelling previous reports about creative differences being the main reason why production has been delayed for the new Star Wars prequel spinoff series. He also confirmed that the series has not been can...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, ComingSoon, Obi-wan Kenobi, Disney Plus, Kathleen Kennedy Tracey Seaward The Queen


BREAKING: Obi-Wan Series on Hold as Series is Retooled

BREAKING: Obi-Wan Series on Hold as Series is Retooled Looks like those pinning their hopes on seeing Ewan McGregor light up the lightsaber again will have to wait a little longer, as The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Lucasfilm’s planned Disney+ series about Obi-Wan Kenobi has been put on hold. Despite recent rumors that the show was cancelled, the show remains in active development with McGregor (Birds of Prey) still set to star and Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian) still in line to dire...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Leia, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Luke, Skywalker, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi


The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series is Looking to Cast a Young Luke Skywalker

Baby Yoda could have some competition in the sci-fi moppet department. A new casting rumor has sprung up around the yet-untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series in development at Disney+. The series, which is set to star Ewan McGregor reprising his role as the Jedi Master, is reportedly looking for an actor to play a young Luke Skywalker living on Tatooine. Could Baby Yoda soon be joined by Baby Luke over at Disney+? That seems like it could be the case, according to a new rumor regarding the Obi-W...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Lucasfilm, Ewan-McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Luke, Darth Maul, John Swartz, Hossein Amini, Obi-wan Kenobi, Owen Lars, Deborah Chow


Mandalorian Director Deborah Chow Talks Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Deborah Chow discusses lessons from The Mandalorian As fans prepare themselves for the return of Ewan McGregor in the iconic role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney+’s upcoming spin-off series, director Deborah Chow has made her debut in the Star Wars universe with the streaming service’s first series The Mandalorian in its newly-released third episode. In an interview with The New York Times, Chow spoke on the lessons she learned from Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau and animated ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Jon Favreau, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Chow, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Obi Wan, Hossein Amini, Dave Filoni


Ewan McGregor Teases Production Start Date For Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Ewan McGregor teases production start date for Obi-Wan Kenobi series In an interview with the Men’s Journal, Golden Globe Award-wining actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed a few details about Disney+‘s forthcoming Star Wars prequel series, centered on McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He revealed that the untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series will have a total of six-hour long episodes and will also begin its production in the summer of 2020. “The storyline sits between Epi...
Tags: Star Wars, UK, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Hossein Amini, Obi-wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow


Joel Edgerton Teases Return to the Star Wars Universe

Joel Edgerton teases return to the Star Wars universe Amidst that glorious new The Rise of Skywalker trailer and all the buzz surrounding The Mandalorian, actor Joel Edgerton quietly offered another Star Wars bombshell for fans to gush over — his potential return as Owen Lars in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Fans will recall that Edgerton played a younger version of the ill-fated Lars in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, so it makes sense that he would return in some capaci...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Stephen Daldry, Joel Edgerton, Lucas, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Ewan, Skywalker, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Lars, Edgerton, ComingSoon


The Star Wars News Roundup for April 12, 2019

Star Wars news for the week of April 12, 2019 The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars, news from the week of April 12, 2019 in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars‚ fan on everything from the latest Star Wars developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
Tags: Star Wars, Comics, Games, TV, Movies, Disney, Bbc, Chicago, Hasbro, Dvd, Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson, Chicago Cubs, Star Wars News, John Swartz, Robert Iger


REAL Trends Announces 2018 The Thousand

DENVER, June 29, 2018 (PRNewswire) Today, REAL Trends Inc., in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, published the 13th annual The Thousand list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams. An abridged list of the designees is published in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal and a complete listing is available online at www.realtrends.com/rankings/rt1000. REAL Trends The Thousand, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal, is an annual, national awards ranking spo...
Tags: Real Estate, America, Radio, United States, Wall Street Journal, Murray, BEVERLY HILLS Calif, John Swartz, Real Estate News, Palo Alto Calif, WSJ Custom Studios, Boston Mass, Real Trends, Steve Murray, Realtrends, Castle Rock Colorado


RE/MAX Leads All Other Brands in Survey

REAL Trends “The Thousand” Ranking Based on 2017 Residential Sales Denver, CO – June 29, 2018 ( ) RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, has more of America’s most productive agents than any other brand, according to the 13th Annual REAL Trends “The Thousand.” RE/MAX agents have claimed the most rankings in the respected survey three out of the last four years. “Independent surveys continue to support our claim that RE/MAX is the world’s most productive real estate network when measured by transa...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, Denver, NAR, Bloomington, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Keller Williams, Sotheby, Denver CO, National Association of Realtors, John Swartz, Real Estate News, Westlake Village Calif, Jordan Cohen


Rogue One Bits: The First 20 Minutes Screened, New Aliens Profiled, and All Kinds of New Collectible Stuff

In this edition of Rogue One Bits: Learn about four supporting aliens in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The latest and greatest on Imperial shield generator technology. New images and TV spots and banners and magazine covers have arrived. Mads Mikkelsen still can’t say much about Galen Erso. Every theater chain is offering collectors’ items with their Rogue One tickets. Details on the first 20 minutes of the film. And more! StarWars.com’s Databank page has been updated with new information ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Death Star, Cia, 20th Century Fox, Los Alamos, Rogue One, Swartz, Imperial, John Swartz, Diego Luna, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Mikkelsen, Daniel Mays, Mads Mikkelsen


Check Out This Cool New Russian ‘Rogue One’ Poster, Reveals Film Rating

Over the weekend at a Russian Comic Con, Disney revealed a new Russian poster for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Not only is the poster cool, but it may give us a clue as to what rating to expect when the movie hits theaters in the U.S. Hit the jump to take a look at this cool Russian Rogue One poster and learn more. Russian Rogue One Poster The Russian Rogue One poster was found on twitter, I can’t find a high quality digital version online anywhere. Here is a look at the other posters r...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, United States, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Poster, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, John Knoll, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Jason McGatlin, Kiri Hart


‘Rogue One’ Artwork Gives Us Some Cool New Looks At The Characters And Ships

Now that the merchandising gates have opened, we’re seeing a flood of new images and artwork for the upcoming Star Wars standalone film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Pyramid International has released their newest catalog, which includes a ton of merchandise revealing never before seen promotional artwork for the Gareth Edwards-directed war movie. Hit the jump to see a gallery of new Rogue One artwork. The following Rogue One artwork comes from the Pyramid International catalog (found via SW...
Tags: Images, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Chris Weitz, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, John Knoll, Gary Whitta, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Movie Marketing, Jason McGatlin


ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY – New Trailer

My Thoughts, Ideas, and Ramblings - Lucasfilm’s ROGUE ONE, which takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.  The cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, and Forest Whitaker. ROGUE ONE is directed by Gareth Edwards, produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel, executive produced by John Knol...
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Star Wars Celebration: Photos from the Rogue One Panel

Star Wars Celebration: Photos from the Rogue One Panel Earlier today, the cast and crew of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story assembled on stage at this year’s Star Wars Celebration and Lucasfilm has released official photos which you can check out in the gallery below! RELATED: Rogue One Costumes Gallery from Star Wars Celebration Rogue One tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. Felicity Jones leads the cast as Jyn Erso alongside Mads Mikkl...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Whitaker, Ben, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, London England, Donnie Yen, John Swartz, Diego Luna


Watch the Star Wars Celebration Rogue One Panel Live Stream!

Watch the Star Wars Celebration Rogue One panel live stream! Star Wars Celebration has officially kicked off in London, England and Lucasfilm is live-streaming the Rogue One panel at 4:00 p.m. BST / 11:00 a.m. EDT / 8:00 a.m. PDT. The panel is set to feature director Gareth Edwards, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and more special guests! The brand-new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer is also set to be revealed tonight during ABC’s showing of the behind-the-scenes documentary Secrets...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Abc, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, London England, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Star Wars Celebration, Movie News, Donnie Yen Ip Man Blade II, Jason McGatlin


New Rogue One Trailer Coming Next Friday

New Rogue One Trailer Coming Next Friday Next week kicks off Star Wars Celebration in London, England, but fans in America will be getting a nice treat with a brand-new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer set to be revealed on Friday, July 15. Making Star Wars reveals that the behind-the-scenes documentary Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (previously seen on the DVD and Blu-ray release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens) will be making its television debut on ABC and with it co...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Abc, Scotland, America, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, London England, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, ComingSoon, Movie News, Donnie Yen Ip Man Blade II, Jason McGatlin


Rogue One: More Photos from the Star Wars Story

Rogue One: More Photos from the Star Wars Story Following the reveal yesterday of new photos, and details on Darth Vader’s role in the film, EW is back with more Rogue One photos teasing even more of the characters and events of the upcoming Star Wars story. Check them out in the gallery below! RELATED: Kathleen Kennedy Talks Mon Mothma’s Role in Rogue One Rogue One tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. Felicity Jones leads the cast a...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, Darth Vader, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Movie News, Donnie Yen Ip Man Blade II, Jason McGatlin, Riz Ahmed Nightcrawler Four Lions, Simon Emanuel, Jyn Erso


Kathleen Kennedy Talks Mon Mothma’s Role in Rogue One

Kathleen Kennedy Talks Mon Mothma’s Role in Rogue One When the teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released, one very familiar face was present for the film, Rebel Leader Mon Mothma. Set to be played by Genevieve O’Reilly, who previously played the character in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith in a deleted scene, many thought the character would have just a cameo in the film, but Lucasfilm president and producer Kathleen Kennedy has revealed that she will have a ‘sig...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Kennedy, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Donnie Yen Ip Man Blade II, Jason McGatlin, Riz Ahmed Nightcrawler Four Lions, Simon Emanuel, Jyn Erso


Rogue One Photos and Darth Vader Details Revealed!

Rogue One Photos and Darth Vader Details Revealed! Having confirmed yesterday that the big man himself Darth Vader will be returning for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, EW is back with some brand-new photos from the film and details on Darth’s Vader’s return. You can check out the new Rogue One photos in the gallery below. The outlet confirms that James Earl Jones will return to voice Darth Vader in the film and that a number of performers will be putting on the costume on screen. “He will be i...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, James Earl Jones, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, Vader, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, ComingSoon, Movie News, Donnie Yen Ip Man Blade II


Forest Whitaker is Playing Saw Gerrera in Rogue One!

Forest Whitaker is playing Saw Gerrera in Rogue One! Following the cover reveal and list of character descriptions this morning, EW has one more Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ace up its sleeve. They have revealed that Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler) is playing Saw Gerrera in the new film. Fans will best remember Gerrera from “The Clone Wars” series (voiced by Andrew Kishino), where he fought alongside a pre-Darth Anakin Skywalker on the planet Onder...
Tags: London, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Forest Whitaker, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Whitaker, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Movie News, Jason McGatlin, Simon Emanuel, Riz Ahmed Nightcrawler Four Lions John Knoll


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Lands on the Cover of EW

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Lands on the Cover of EW EW has released their cover for the week and it features none other than Felicity Jones and Diego Luna from the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story front and center! The magazine also confirms the long-standing rumor that the original big bad in the galaxy, Darth Vader, will return for the film. Check it out in the gallery below! Additional details on Rogue One will be released throughout the week, though one new piece of information we ...
Tags: Star Wars, London, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Industrial Light Magic, ComingSoon, Movie News, Jason McGatlin


Rogue One Costumes and Props Exhibit Coming to Star Wars Celebration

Rogue One costumes and props exhibit coming to Star Wars Celebration In addition to a panel for the film, Star Wars Celebration Europe will host a Rogue One costumes and props exhibit where fans can get up close to admire the craftsmanship and incredible design of artifacts actually used on the film’s sets. Plans are in the works for a walk-through exhibit that will be available all three days of the show to anyone holding a valid Star Wars Celebration ticket. Lucasfilm previously announced a...
Tags: Europe, Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Star Wars Celebration, Movie News, Jason McGatlin, Simon Emanuel, Riz Ahmed Nightcrawler Four Lions John Knoll


Star Wars Celebration Europe to Feature Rogue One Panel

Star Wars Celebration Europe to feature Rogue One panel Lucasfilm has officially announced one of the first panels for the upcoming Star Wars Celebration Europe with a discussion about the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Director Gareth Edwards and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, along with “some special guests,” will kick off the panel on Friday July 15. Check back here for more details on the event and for our coverage straight from the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre!Celebration ...
Tags: Europe, Star Wars, Movies, Scotland, Lucasfilm, Alexandre Desplat, Tony, Kathleen Kennedy, Gareth Edwards, John Swartz, Industrial Light Magic, Star Wars Celebration, Movie News, Jason McGatlin, Simon Emanuel, Riz Ahmed Nightcrawler Four Lions John Knoll