Rumor: Obi-Wan Kenobi Spinoff Movie Coming?


Disney seems to have swung the door wide open to a plethora of Star Wars Movies to follow the upcoming Episode VII. That said there has been no official word confirming a movie based around the Obi-Wan Kenobi character. But rumors are swirling that one may be in the works. Check out more on this below and share your thoughts after the JUMP!

(Source: cosmicnews)

Add another rumor to the growing list of rumors and speculation surrounding Disney’s plans for new Star Wars movies.

The latest comes from Making Star Wars, which is stating an Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars movie is being planned.

It’s said due to the popularity of the character, Disney may be going forth with an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, and it’s stated concept art is now being worked on.

As of right now, Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) and Josh Trank (Chronicle, Fantastic Four) are directing the currently untitled Star Wars spin off movies.

If the rumor is true, it’s possible Ewan McGregor could reprise the character. The actor did state he would be interested in coming back.

Another possibility would be using a new actor for a younger version of Obi-Wan in an origin-type story.

“Star Wars: Episode VII” has a December 18, 2015 release.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Wars hub for more.

“Star Wars: Episode VII” is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.


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