It appears that the Obi-Wan Kenobi series will indeed be shooting very soon. Ewan McGregor previously hinted at a March start date, but his new statement seems to suggest that filming could begin around as late as April or early May. With many restrictions and protocols currently required for filming, it is understandable that the series’ timeline may have been shifted slightly.
During a marathon stream with comedian Eddie Izzard, Ewan McGregor made a guest appearance to discuss the Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
McGregor confirmed that the show will be filming in Los Angeles, California in “late Spring,” while commenting on many of the rumors that circulate the series’ production
“We start making it, um, in the late Spring and [we’re] gonna be shooting it here in L.A. and not, as…it’s so funny, every week, there’s a new report…my dad keeps sending me links saying ‘I thought you were shooting it in L.A.,’ because there’s another tabloid, y’know, exposé that we’re shooting it in some bizarre town in somewhere, and then we’re meant to be making it in Boston, and then we’re meant to be making it — no, it wasn’t Boston, it was Boston, England…
The idea of Kenobi using technology from The Mandalorian and the Volume is promising, suggesting that the show will match, if not exceed, the level of production seen on Star Wars’ first Disney+ outing. As mentioned by McGregor himself, the use of this technology should also serve to aid the actors in immersing themselves in the galaxy far, far away.