Ewan McGregor Defends ‘Star Wars’ Prequels From Critics

the star of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ewan McGregorwanted to take advantage of the promotional tour of the new Show from Disney+ for defend the highly criticized prequels of starwars and how your relationship with them has changed. The actor, who played the young version of Kenobi, starred in the trilogy between 1999 and 2005, now returns to the role that once bothered him to offer a new vision of the Jedi Master in his exile on Tatooine. (goes keldorjedii).

A trilogy of prequels that marked a generation and are now claimed as good movies

The Scottish actor played a younger version of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Jedi originally played by alec guinness, something that earned us few criticisms. McGregor embodied the Jedi in The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Siththree great box office successes and cinematographic phenomena led by george lucas and that took years of gestation behind. Nevertheless, much of the public and the specialized press openly criticized them and compared them with the original trilogySomething that hurt everyone involved. McGregor, who has been reconciling with starwarswanted to defend the importance of these films in a whole generation of spectators.

“All those present You were kids when our movies came out. we made them for you, and it was a unique experience making them. However, when you enter this world, it can be a big problem. It’s scary. Those films did not like the critics very much“explains McGregor. “But at that point we forgot to listen to people your ageof your generation. It’s taken us about 15 years to listen to you,” the actor continues. “It’s really nice to see how my relationship with starwarsThe Jedi Master continues.

We put our heart and soul into them, and they were very difficult to make.. There was so much green screen and blue screen, because George Lucas was entering this new realm that he had designed, that he was totally responsible for. He wanted to maximize that technology, but that meant for us that we were always surrounded by blue screens and green screens, and it was hard work, “he continues, recalling the filming of the prequel trilogy.

We put our heart and soul into them, and they were very difficult to do. My relationship with them has changed

“Making them and having a passion for what we did, and then seeing that they weren’t wanted was hard for us. So it’s amazing to now enjoy this relationship with them. I hadn’t seen them since the premiere, and in preparation for the series, seeing them again was a great thing. I like them, Episode III was a very good movie”, concludes McGregor, who explains the same as Dave Philoni argued in his day: the trilogy of prequels has a capital importance in the universe of StarWars.

Starring Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, Rupert Friend, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Indira Varma, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Benny Safdie, Kumail Nanjiani and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, the long-awaited new Obi-Wan Kenobi will premiere with two episodes on Friday, May 27 on Disney +. New episodes will air on Wednesdays starting June 1.