Discussion Who do you want to play Obi-Wan?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by Jedi Master Kenobiwan, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    If Obi-Wan is gonna be in episode 7, who do you want to play him? Ewan or another actor?

    I will definetly choose Ewan. Because the role just fits him soooooo well. Nobody could have played Obi-Wan better than Ewan did.
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  2. Frank T. Jedi Grand Master

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  4. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    Isn't he a bit too old? Ewan's age is perfect!
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  5. Frank T. Jedi Grand Master

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    How could anyone but Yoda be too old to play Obi?
  6. Jobertus Jedi Knight

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    If, and its a big IF, Obi-Wan is to appear at any point in the ST, there is no question who it should be--Ewan McGregor.
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  7. Grand_Moff_Jawa Jedi Grand Master

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    Wouldn't an Episode 7 Obi-Wan need to look at least as old as Alec Guinness? Ewan is much too young.
  8. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    You don't know if episode 7 is going to follow after the OT or not. Or do you?
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  9. Jobertus Jedi Knight

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    We've been told by Lucasfilm that EP VII is a continuation of the OT trilogy and the closing trilogy in a trilogy of trilogies, aka the Skywalker saga. I don't think Obi-Wan will appear, but I am not on the inside so I don't know that to be a fact, and if he does make an appearance I don't think there is a better option than EMcG.
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  10. Frank T. Jedi Grand Master

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    I wouldn't mind Ewan but I'd be just as happy with Daniel Day Lewis or Gary Oldman.
  11. Palpatine2016 Jedi Master

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    How is Ewan's age perfect?
  12. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    Hmmmm. This sounds interesting.
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  13. Echo-07 Jedi Master

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    I don't think we should see alot of force ghosts. But if we do Ewan has said he would do it and he'd be my choice.
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  14. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    Well, just lokk at him:

    [IMG]

    Nobody is more perfect than him!
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  15. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of CT, SW Saga and Lucasfilm Ltd

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    He's 41, so it would involve de-aging Obi-Wan's ghost from the OT.

    I still don't want another actor though, even as much as I like both Daniel Day-Lewis and Gary Oldman.

    That said, is Obi-Wan's ghost supposed to appear at all and would it make sense?
  16. Alexrd Jedi Grand Master

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    I think the title "Episode VII" is self explanatory.
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  17. Suginami Jedi Youngling

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    Ewan McGregor FTW. But Personally I don't want to see Obi-Wan appear.
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  18. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Jedi Grand Master

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    Who knows? If they are crazy enough, they may change their mind. Then it would be about the PT, not OT. Who knows. [face_dunno]
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  19. Count Yubnub Jedi Knight

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    They can use Ewan McGregor and use makeup and/or digital technology to make him resemble Sir Alec Guinness.

    There's another option, which is to use archive footage of Alec Guinness, create a composite, and "digitally resurrect" him. AFAIK there's at least one precedent for this: "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow," where they digitally resurrected Sir Lawrence Olivier.

    It doesn't even have to be too good, after all, the Force ghost glow will hide a lot of imperfections—in either of the two options above.

    But I do expect, or hope for, each of the three ghosts we see at the end of ROTJ to make an appearance!
  20. rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master

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  21. spicer Jedi Master

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    Ewan. It's only fair, plus he stated on tweeter that he would like to be in if he was asked.
  22. DarthMane2 Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm with Ewan as well. It's makes for good continuity between the pt and st, and lots of makeup can be used to make him look older.
  23. Rox Administrator Emeritus

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    If Ewan will do the voice I think you still go with the old force ghost version of Obi. They could easily make a accurate computer model.
  24. gregvader123 Jedi Padawan

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    No one should play him for the simple fact that an Obi Wan force ghost had better not be episode VII. This is a whole new story and a new generation, everything that Obi Wan could weigh in on is over. What could ghost-face Kenobi possibly have to say to an elderly Jedi Master Luke that would advance the plot? It would just be a bunch of expository dialogue just to have an excuse to shoehorn Obi Wan in. Lucas already bored the audience to death with all the pointless, momentum killing expository scenes he wove throughout the PT. God what ****y scripts.

    That word is prohibited.
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  25. KED12345 Jedi Master

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    It's already been confirmed that we're going to see the OT cast and some even some fan favorite dead jedis last I heard.