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Ewan McGregor revealed what he loved most about Argentina

Ewan McGregor can’t stop smiling when the interview starts and they tell him that he is going to have a communication with an Argentinian journalist. Series Obi Wan Kenobi you are looking to promote is in a few minutes Be readywhile the memories of the adventurous journey he made through these latitudes assail him.

Much of the report TN show he did to the protagonist of this fiction which revolved around his stay in the country three years ago. The actor said he had a companion stored in his house, that he liked to drink the national drink of our country and what was left absolutely fascinated for the natural beauties of Argentina, especially in the south.

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What did Ewan McGregor do when he was in Argentina

“How nice to talk about Argentina. i had a wonderful time when I was in 2019 on a motorcycle trip,” McGregor commented at the start of the talk.

The artist had come to the country, at that time, to record the documentary series The long way up. The feat in which he performed with this work was worthy of an adventurer: traveled 20,000 kilometers in 100 days across all of America. One of the points that crossed, of course, It was southern Argentina.

“What was the favorite place you saw in the country?” he asked. TN show. “It’s very difficult to choose one. The place where we started ushuaia, it’s amazing to meet. The end of the world, you know, it was a privilege to go there. You don’t end up here by accident.”he said to himself, recalling the impressive landscapes of the southern city.

Ewan McGregor, during his stint in the documentary series “Long Way Up”. (Picture: Apple+)

That wasn’t the only Argentinian cardinal point he boasted. McGregor was also touched by the capital. “I loved being in Buenos Aires. We flew there before being in Ushuaia,” he explained.

But the actor Trainspotting one thing is clear: love argentina. “This whole country is so beautiful. Patagonia: It was like a dream come true to get there. It’s nice“, he commented.

He was so enchanted by the local culture that McGregor admitted he had one of Argentina’s most important symbols. “Have you had mate, our national drink?” he wanted to know. TN show. “Yes of course. I have a handsome friend with a light bulb in my house. I really like this!“, he exclaimed.

The change of Ewan McGregor in Obi-Wan Kenobi, between George Lucas and Disney

It’s the fourth time that McGregor is going to step into Obi-Wan Kenobi’s shoes. The other three were for the prequels he shot between 1999 and 2005 under the command of George Lucas. The creator of the universe star wars pattern Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Yes Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith whose story takes place, in the chronology, before the first saga produced in the late 70s.

McGregor was part of that cast. He embodies a young Obi-Wan Kenobi, years before becoming the Jedi Master who protects, in the shadows, luke skywalker in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hopea role played by Alec Guinness.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Star Wars character he will play again.  (Photo: Disney/Lucasfilm)
Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Star Wars character he will play again. (Photo: Disney/Lucasfilm)

After filming the three prequels with Lucas, he said: it was quite a challenge at the time. “When we made the first three films, especially the second and third, George pressed the special effects area“, he said. The actor said the director wanted to be a pioneer in this technology and therefore made the most of the resources at his disposal.

“He created backgrounds and environments after filming. So for us spent most of the time on a blue or green screen“, he synthesized. Right now, for McGregor, “the biggest change there is is technology,” he explained. In the way of filming the new series, under the orders of the director deborah foodEverything is different.

“In this experiment, we had the StageCraft set, which looks like a giant dome with LCD screens surrounding the whole thing. There, the scene appears on the whole screen. For us, it’s like being in a real environment. It’s a real game changer,” he said.

Ewan McGregor, when he played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels.  (Picture: Lucasfilm)
Ewan McGregor, when he played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels. (Picture: Lucasfilm)

McGregor’s life has crossed many places, both professionally and personally. This is why, like his character, the path traveled could have had swings: he does not agree.

“Is there a parallel between Obi-Wan’s evolution and yours, as a professional? Almost like the same journey of a Jedi,” the medium wonders. McGregor laughed loudly and there was no room for doubt. “No, I don’t think so. I didn’t experience what he experienced at the end of Episode III.“, responded.

What ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ is about and where it fits in the Star Wars timeline

the new series Obi Wan Kenobi has 6 episodes and tells, in the timeline of the universe of star warswhat happened after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

Ewan McGregor, in a recent image from the series "Obi Wan Kenobi".  (Picture: Disney)
Ewan McGregor, in a recent image from the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series. (Picture: Disney)

The events take place ten years after the epic battle in which Obi-Wan defeated Anakin Skywalker, who later transformed into Darth Vaderwhen he was saved from certain death.

The story explores what Obi-Wan Kenobi went through, but also his internal evolution: from how he went from being an invincible jedi warrior in the prequels, the Zen Jedi Master of the original trilogy.

What’s the Best ‘Star Wars’ Movie for Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Protagonist Ewan McGregor

McGregor has a special relationship with star wars, beyond being part of this universe with his work. When I was a child, I went to the cinema to see Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope because his uncle Denis Lawson He worked on this film, where he played the Wedge Antilles pilot. It marked him forever.

“What is, for you, the best film of star wars?”, he wanted to know TN show. “I love the first one because it was our first time seeing this world. The first time we escaped into the universe of star wars“, he synthesized.

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo.  (Photo: AP/Lucasfilm)
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. (Photo: AP/Lucasfilm)

The actor, in the present, continues to be passionate about all the new intrigues that appear. “Clearly we always like to escape in this world because there are so many different stories that can be told: animations, TV shows, movies, video games,” he said.

Like hundreds of thousands of fans who idolize him, McGregor appeal to nostalgia to place yourself in this comfort zone which for many was childhood. For this reason, he chooses as his favorite the film that gave birth to everything that followed.

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“The first was that of the established orderstarring Princess Leia, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford (as Han Solo),” he said. lives of many moviegoers, it’s also an undeniable part of his universe. “He will remain forever, my favorite“, he concluded, with such a wide smile like the one the conversation started with.

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