McGreogor, who is reprising his role of Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars prequel trilogy, revealed that the team has already finished shooting for the Deborah Chow-directed Disney Plus series.
“We finished shooting our series, and it was really, really good fun. I really enjoyed working with Deborah Chow, and I think it will not disappoint,” he said after winning his maiden Emmy award for Netflix mini-series Halston.
“The new technology that we employed doing it is cool, and it was a different experience than making the original three films that I did,” the actor added.
John Wick: Chapter 3 executive producer Joby Harold has penned the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, which will be a single-season, six-episode show set eight years after Revenge of the Sith and 11 years before A New Hope.
The series also features actors Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani, Maya Erskine, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Moses Ingram, Rupert Friend and Benny Safdie. Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most pivotal characters of George Lucas’ Star Wars universe.
It was first portrayed by legendary actor Alec Guinness in the original 1977 movie A New Hope.
Guinness later appeared as a force ghost in the two-follow-ups — The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983).