Star Wars: Episode VII Ewan McGregor Would Like to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi

     With all the rumors about Episode 7, this one is something I'm actually all for- Ewan McGregor is hoping to reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for J.J. Abrams.  Obi-Wan is my favorite of the Jedi, and Boushh is my favorite non-Jedi character. (I know we only really got to see Boushh as Leia in disguise)

"I AM the actor you are looking for."
“The problem is that I played the young Obi Wan and they are going to be looking for an old Obi Wan and that’s Alec Guinness’s territory,” says Ewan, 42, who insists he’s still harboring hopes of a return to the franchise made famous by director George Lucas, with original cast members including Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. 
“I’m waiting for that call but I think they’re more likely to want an Alec look-a-like than me.”
     There are plenty of ways to make McGregor look older.  Should I even mention that the ghost of Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader himself, was made younger in the original films when George Lucas added all manner of CG goodies?  So it shouldn't be an issue either way.  McGregor could easily do this and still honor the original actor Alec Guinness.  Abrams, make this happen.

     Star Wars Episode VII is set to be released in 2015.

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