Ewan McGregor discusses Star Wars fans’ reactions to the introductory parts: ‘I didn’t feel happy’

by Youssef


Obi-Wan KenobiEwan McGregor would like to remind fans that, not so long ago, they viewed the previous trilogy with as much hostility as the current one. star Wars Movies.

talk with movie total Magazine, McGregor opened up about the frustrations he had with making George Lucas heavy star Wars prequels from 1999 to 2005. “I found making those films very difficult,” he admitted, describing the filming process as involving “lots and lots of green and blue screens. By the time we did it the third episodeAlmost all of them were completely green. If there was a bit of a group, it was an appearance for the books. It was very difficult to make them.”

althoug Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Gaining positive reviews compared to his predecessors, McGregor still remembers how negatively he was from critics and star Wars Fans mocked the single storylines of the previous trilogy upon release. In his own words, “They weren’t received well. Every time they were released, they were beaten up. And that wasn’t very good.”

Criticisms surrounding star Wars The prequel trilogy has often focused on hyper-computer-generated visuals, cast performance and Lucas’ dialogue. This led to a lot of public hostility being directed at cast members such as Ahmed Best, who played Jar Jar Binks, and Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker. However, McGregor Obi-Wan’s performance in all three films was highly praised.


In recent years, however, star Wars Fans have become more appreciative of the prequels’ world-building aspects and themes of democratic institutions sliding into authoritarianism. Additional praise stems from the 2008 animated series Star Wars: Clone Warswhich brings to life Obi-Wan and Anakin’s characterizations and the relationship with each other during the titular feud.

By contrast, reception toward the Disney-era sequel trilogy has started on a positive note The force wakes uponly for the second entry, last seriousTo attract critics and fans while the third, Heavenly Risenegatively received. This has drawn additional comparisons to the pre-sale trilogy based on the belief that while Lucas’ films were flawed, they were designed with a brief ending in mind.


It takes place after ten years Revenge of the SithAnd Obi-Wan Kenobi Exile Obi-Wan, who finds himself in the crosshairs of the Galactic Empire’s Jedi hunters, follows the Inquisitors. The ex-Jedi will also face Darth Vader, once again played by Christensen, whom McGregor admitted to “scaring me” while filming one scene. To prepare for the role, Christensen revealed that he had not only watched all nine films, but had also seen turbulent stories from clone wars and follow-up animation, Star Wars Rebels.


Directed by Deborah Chow, Obi-Wan KenobiThe first two episodes of Disney+ hit on Friday, May 27.

source: movie total magazine (GamesRadar +)


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