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Ewan McGregor & Darth Maul Star Wars Spinoff Rumored Again

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 06/03/2015 - 14:10

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It's once again being said that Disney may be going with a Star Wars spinoff featuring Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, which may even feature Darth Maul.

Back in March of 2013, we first revealed possible details that Disney was considering a Star Wars spinoff with McGregor and Maul.

We were told it could be set between Star Wars Episode III and Episode IV featuring Ewan McGregor reprising the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in his exile on Tatooine, with the villain being Darth Maul who hunts down his nemesis with a possible plot point involving a young Luke Skywalker somehow tied into the story possibly as bait for Obi-Wan.

Now over two years later, Shmoes Know is reporting pretty much the same thing.

A source is theirs is stating conversations are taking place behind close doors that McGregor wil once again "transform into the venerable Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi" - not as a "force ghost, but for a post-Episode III Kenobi." 

It's also aid Disney wants an Obi-Wan Kenobi trilogy of films, which would be outside the new anthology spinoffs.

Regarding the possible plot of the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, according to the source the: "film (or films) would focus on Obi-Wan’s adventures between the two trilogies as he watches over a maturing Luke Skywalker. The film(s) would be standalone adventure(s), with the possibility of characters like Owen Lars and Darth Maul appearing."

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