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Ewan McGregor wants Star Wars spin-off film

Ewan McGregor wants Star Wars spin-off film

Feb 15 2013, 4:17am CST | by

Ewan McGregor wants his own 'Star Wars' spin-off film. The sci-fi franchise's producers are reportedly planning several standalone films while 'Episode VII' - which is being directed by 'Star Trek:...

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Ewan McGregor wants Star Wars spin-off film

Feb 15 2013, 4:17am CST | by

Ewan McGregor wants his own 'Star Wars' spin-off film.

The sci-fi franchise's producers are reportedly planning several standalone films while 'Episode VII' - which is being directed by 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' filmmaker J.J. Abrams - is in production and Ewan would love to reprise his role as Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi, who he played in the three prequel films.

Speaking to MTV News, he said: ''I think it's a good idea. The only bit that I could get away with doing is after the last one I made, 'Episode III,' before Alec Guinness, there's that period where he's in the desert.''

Referring to the period of time in between the two trilogies, where Anakin Skywalker has transformed into villain Darth Vader and before his son Luke Skywalker meets Old Ben Kenobi, Ewan continued: ''That might be my window, there, to tell that story. I don't know what he did in the desert. We could make up some stuff.

''I'd be up for it. Could be quite exciting. I'd be up for it, for sure, of course.''

It was announced last Wednesday (06.02.13) that Walt Disney Pictures, who bought original director George Lucas' company LucasFilm last year - are planning to create a young Han Solo trilogy, originally played by Harrison Ford, and another spin-off following the adventures of bounty hunter Boba Fett.

Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed: ''We plan to make 'Star Wars' 7, 8 and 9 over roughly a six-year period of time starting in 2015.

''But there are going to be a few other films released in that period of time, too.''

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Trailers: Son of a Gun, Pyramid, Tombstones

Aug 27 2014 1:31am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

The first trailer has arrived for Julius Avery's Australian thriller "Son of a Gun". Ewan McGregor stars as the country's most notorious criminal who crosses paths with a teenager (Brendan Thwaites). Alicia Vikander, Jacek Koman, Matt Nable, and Tom Budge also star. North American distributor A24 have yet to set a U.S. release date, while the film will first open in Australia in October. 20th Century Fox has unveiled the first trailer for Alexandre Aja and Grégory L ...
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1 week ago

Costner Movie ‘McFarland’ Moves Out Of 2014

Aug 22 2014 11:33am CDT | Source: Deadline

Disney is moving McFarland, The Kevin Costner, Maria Bello biopic out of Thanksgiving weekend and into a slot early next year. McFarland, whose title was also shortened from McFarland USA, moves out of the Mockingjay weekend (not that the demos compete for it) and moves to Feb. 20th, 2015 — a weekend populated by two films with the word gun in their titles: Relativity's Jane's Got A Gun starring Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman and Open Road's Javi ...
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2 weeks ago

Johnny Depp's Mortdecai: Strange, Dark Jay Gatsby-Like Moron!

Aug 14 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

We can usually expect from Johnny Depp a strange and dark character but in his newest movie, Mortdecai, he plays a comedic and eccentric art dealer Charles Mortdecai. I believe this will be a character we have never seen Depp play, yeah he has played a lot of eccentric, comedic characters in the past years but Mortdecai has a different vibe than some of his other characters. Mortdecai has a little resemblance to Jay Gatsby but he is a moron as you can hear Ewan McGregor s ...
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2 weeks ago

'Mortdecai' Trailer: Johnny Depp Rocks a Fantastic Mustache

Aug 13 2014 12:36pm CDT | Source: movies.com

In David Koepp’s spy comedy Mortdecai, Johnny Depp plays a dapper James Bond type (an art dealer by trade) whose good looks and roguish charm are his only weapons during the hunt to recover a stolen painting. He also has a “man servant” named Jock Strapp (Paul Bettany). Fine, Depp. You win this round. How can we refuse? The film is adapted from the Mortdecai Trilogy written by Kyril Bonfiglioli — who was actually an art dealer in a former life. The books have been compared to ...
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2 weeks ago

Johnny Depp is Kinda a Charming Moron in First Mortdecai Trailer

Aug 13 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

David Koepp’s “Mortdecai,” starring Johnny Depp as some kind of dimwitted but rich British dude named Mortdecai, might actually be pretty good. Or at least, pretty kooky. But I doubt if it’ll do very much business at the box office unless Depp breaks out the mascara and start swaying around saying, “Arrrgh, me pirate booty!” Or some such. But personally, I think it looks interesting. Even funny. If nothing else, Paul Bettany’s reaction to being ...
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2 weeks ago

A Trailer For Johnny Depp’s MORTDECAI, From Director David Koepp!!

Aug 12 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

A look at the film which opens Febraury 2015. Read the full article on AICN Here’s a trailer for MORTDECAI, starring Johnny Depp, Ewan McGregor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Oliva Munn, Oliver Platt, and Jeff Goldblum.  This one’s from director David Koepp (helmer of STIR OF ECHOES, PREMIUM RUSH, and THE TRIGGER EFFECT - scripter of KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, ZATHURA, JURASSIC PARKs 1 & 2, JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, and the upcoming THE HUNTSMAN) and is based on the works ...
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2 weeks ago

Mortdecai Trailer: Johnny Depp Is a Hilarious Big Spender

Aug 12 2014 12:42pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Johnny Depp stars in Mortdecai, the wild-looking comedy that features an all-star cast and honestly, a role that appears to be right up Depp’s alley. It’s refreshing to see him return to comedy and he seems to be relishing in the title character role as a global hot-spot hopper who as the song that plays in the first Mortdecai trailer says, is a “Big Spender.” Mortdecai Trailer, Mortdecai is having a fun time traveling the world, even while avoiding the British MI5, Russians wh ...
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2 weeks ago

First Trailer: Johnny Depp Is "Mortdecai"

Aug 12 2014 12:26pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

The first trailer has arrived for David Koepp's "Mortdecai," a bawdy looking caper romp boasting an all star cast led by Johnny Depp as an aristocratic art dealer along with Paul Bettany as his valet. Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Goldblum, Olivia Munn and Ewan McGregor are also onboard for the film slated for release in February. ...
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2 weeks ago

‘Mortdecai’ Trailer: Johnny Depp Is a Bit of a Moron, Actually

Aug 12 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

To put it mildly, Johnny Depp is not exactly at a high point in his career. He hasn’t had a solid hit since the last Pirates of the Caribbean movie, and his last three starring roles were outright flops. But on the bright side, he’ll have plenty of opportunities to redeem himself in the near future. One of those chances arrives next February in the form of a goofy comedy. Depp plays the title character in Mortdecai, a roguish art dea ...
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2 weeks ago

The Trailer For Johnny Depp's Mortdecai Romps In

Aug 12 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Set moustaches to curled Based on the beloved novels by Kyril Bonfiglioli - namely Don't Point That Thing At Me, After You With A Pistol, Something Nasty In The Woodshed and The Great Moustache Mystery - Johnny Depp's latest is a right royal romp of the highest order, with Depp playing an anarchic aristocratic art dealer named Charlie Mortdecai, and Paul Bettany his valet, Jock. Think Jeeves and Wooster, bu ...
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