Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to reprise his Star Wars role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a TV series on the new streaming service Disney+, which will be launched in November.

Little is known about the TV show for Disney+, except that it will be joining the already-announced Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian on the new network. The Mandalorian follows on from events in Return of the Jedi and stars Pedro Pascal. 

Forty-eight-year-old McGregor, who is best known for his roles in Trainspotting and Moulin Rouge, has also featured in a range of other films like Black Hawk Down, Angels & Demons, The Ghost Writer, Beginners and Christopher Robin.

Ewan McGregor in Christopher Robin

In the Star Wars films The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, McGregor played a younger version of Alec Guinness's character from 1977's Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

McGregor won a Golden Globe for his role in the third season of Fargo. His upcoming films include Doctor Sleep and Birds of Prey.

Disney+ is expected to launch its streaming service on Tuesday, November 12. It already has a huge back catalogue of its own films and Marvel Studios'.

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