‘Star Wars’ Ditches Disney Canon, Legendary Jedi Live-Action Debut Teased

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Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi

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The Star Wars universe will never be the same with Obi-Wan Kenobi changing the parameters of the Skywalker saga, but the latest episode changes everything about the inevitable live-action debut of a legendary Clone Wars Jedi.

Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader
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The future of Star Wars is in the hands of Kenobi series director Deborah Chow. With Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor returning to their individual roles after 17 years, every Star Wars fan is vying for more Order 66 flashbacks and peaks into The Clone Wars via a live-action medium.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi (left) and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader (right)
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In a turn of events, Lucasfilm has finally named dropped legendary Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos in any live-action project.

While traversing the planet of Mapuzo with the young Leia Organa (Vivien Lyra Blair), Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi discovers the markings of Quinlan Vos in the safe house of Tala Durith, an operative in the Saw Gerrera movement.

Quinlan Vos carvings in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'
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The biggest tease in the series so far is turning heads and ramping up hope for a live-action appearance of Quinlan:

If Quinlan vos somehow shows up in Kenobi then we are definitely getting a ventress namedrop.

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Another fan writes:

If we actually see Quinlan Vos in #ObiWanKenobi it will instantly become my favorite Disney+ Star Wars show, cause this one second cameo in Phantom Menace does not do Vos justice on how bad*** he truly is

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One fan points out:

NOW HERE IS WHY THE PERSON IN THE BACTA TANK IS EITHER KANAN JARRUS OR QUINLAN VOS—

Another fan writes:

Thoughts on the possibility of O’Shea Jackson playing Quinlan Vos?

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Actor O’Shea Jackson is officially a part of the Obi-Wan Kenobi cast but has yet to actually appear within any of the first three episodes of the limited series.

Given fan castings proving true in recent times with Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), it’s plausible that Jackson — son of rapper Ice Cube — could play the live-action version of Quinlan Vos.

Quinlan Vos in 'Phantom Menace'
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Virtually no fan would be against seeing Quinlan Vos interact with Ewan McGregor’s Ben Kenobi. Given the brief and nearly hidden cameo of Quinlan Vos in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), it’s clear that Lucasfilm has every right and green light to bring in this Jedi legend after name dropping him.

More about Obi-Wan Kenobi

The story begins ten years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his most significant defeat—the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Young Leia (vivan lyra blair) with Bail Organa (jimmy smits) on alderaan balcony in Obi-Wan Kenobi series
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“The rematch of the century” teased by Kathleen Kennedy, director Deborah Chow, and Lucasfilm will be supported by Moses Ingram (Inquisitor Reva), Joel Edgerton (Uncle Owen), Bonnie Piesse (Beru Lars), Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
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The world of George Lucas is expanding beyond Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Darth Vader (James Earl Jones), Jedi Master Yoda (Frank Oz), Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), Darth Maul (Ray Parker), Anakin Skywalker (Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch/Temura Morrison), Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), Grogu (AKA “Baby Yoda”), Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff)Koska Reeves (Sasha Banks), Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen), and Moff Gideon’s (Giancarlo Esposito) the Millennium Falcon, the Death Star, and The Clone Wars.

Within the Star Wars franchise, Lucasfilm is moving past Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) or the controversial Rian Johnson Star Wars film The Last Jedi (2018) as we dive into the Old Republic or explore new realities of the Star Wars universe with each new TV show or the upcoming Star Wars game like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 or Star Wars Eclipse.

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