A few days ago Ewan McGregor revealed that he is excited for Disney+'s upcoming Obi-Wan series, citing the use of practical effects as why he will "enjoy it all much more" than filming the much maligned Prequels.
After months of radio silence, the news came as a relief to Star Wars fans - not because fans expected the Obi-Wan series to capitalise on green screen production (after the Prequel backlash, the focus on practical effects seems obvious), but because after dubious reports of script changes, the number of episodes supposedly cut down, and production delays, it seemed for a while Disney's second Star Wars live action series was destined to follow the Anthology movies as yet another abandoned projected.
McGregor's statement was welcomed by fans who had been seduced by The Mandalorian's gritty design and grounded sets, as well as Prequel lovers who have been itching for a live action return of one of the franchise's most beloved characters.
While McGregor didn't reveal any specifics about the series (though he claimed to know what it's about), there are a few things that fans would love to see, from the return of old friends, to new plot-threads not yet covered in the expanded universe...
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