Obi-Wan Kenobi, the six-episode Disney+ series and Star Wars spin-off that takes place between Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: A New Hope, was met with mild positive reaction from critics and fans alike. While Season 1 could easily be it for the wise Jedi Master played by Ewan McGregor, it does not stop fan speculation that Lucasfilm will go ahead for a Season 2. After all, there is always an appetite for Star Wars content, especially for popular characters played by the returning Star Wars alumni actors.
Officially for now, there are no plans for an Obi-Wan Kenobi Season 2. This does not stop Ewan McGregor, Obi-Wan himself, who also executive produced the series to share his optimistic update for the future at a recent Celebrity Fan Fest Convention.
OBI-WAN KENOBI STAR EWAN MCGREGOR GIVES HIS HONEST ANSWER ABOUT SEASON 2
Ewan McGregor:”I’m totally up for it guys, I wanna do it… I’m absolutely honest, there is no plan to make one yet. But I think, I’m pretty sure they’re just biding their time. But nobody’s approached me as of yet.”
So there you go. Not exactly a concrete confirmation since Ewan MgGregor said that Season 2 is nowhere near set in stone. But the optimism of the star of the show may go galaxies far far away. Having Ewan McGregor agree to return for his career-defining role of Obi-Wan was a one-in-a-lifetime chance already. If he still wants to do more when once was already lightning in a bottle, then why wouldn’t the higher-up at Disney and Lucasfilm siege the golden opportunity of his approved time for an Obi-Wan Kenobi Season 2?
If the Obi-Wan Kenobi series will go on, we can explore the change Obi-Wan had in the last season. Since Obi-Wan is now more willing to get involved to do good as a Jedi again by the end of Season 1, will we see him be more involved in helping out in Tatooine? Will he still secretly go on missions to multiple planets to do more? Will the guilt of his involvement with the downfall of Anakin Skywalker be replaced with the guilt that he should have been doing more after the downfall of the Jedi? Will he feel alone for being one of the few Jedi left?
Will he be meeting up with Ashoka, and what wisdom can he gain from the experience meeting Ashoka again? What interesting Anakin-related conversations can we get from that?
Will we be seeing more of Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jinn? What kind of character evolution from Obi-Wan can we get from his dialogue with Qui-Gon Jinn?
Will there be a chance of seeing Yoda again?
Will Ob-Wan ever contemplate telling Luke and Leia that Darth Vader is their father? Which Jedi are still out there?
In turn, will we see Darth Vader transform from a person who cannot control his emotions to the more calm version of Darth Vader we met in the original Star Wars original trilogy? Will, there be a juxtaposition between Qui-Gon Jinn mentoring Obi-Wan Kenobi as a ghost, but in person, and The Emperor mentoring Darth Vader as a hologram and from a distance?
The chronology between Obi-Wan Kenobi Season 1 and Star Wars: A New Hope, means there are still 10 years to go. There are plenty of time to come up with interesting adventures for Obi-Wan to take part in. Why not another season or 2?
What are your thoughts for an Obi-Wan Kenobi Season 2? Are there still interesting directions for the character to go to in the series? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on our social media!
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