Obi-Wan Kenobi star Ewan McGregor came close to adopting a camel he filmed with on Star Wars series

Ewan doesn’t know if Silas ‘liked’ him back (Picture: Lucasfilm Ltd/Disney Plus)

Remembering the scene in Episode III when he takes baby Luke Skywalker to live with his aunt and uncle in Tatooine, he recollected: ‘I had to just sit on it and pretend to be [rocks from side to side].’


He explained that he had friends on set that day, as he’d encouraged them to come and watch the ‘big moment’ of the last scene.

‘And there’s a blue gym horse. I’m like, “Are you kidding?” I had to pretend to lope in on it, take the baby over, and then get back on the other way around,’ he stated.

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While it may have been almost two decades since Ewan played Obi-Wan in live-action, he recently admitted how his time in Star Wars influenced his real life, confessing how he sometimes pretends to use the Force to open automatic supermarket doors.

‘I always do a little Jedi move for the doors and I have occasionally been caught doing it,’ he said. Haven’t we all?

Obi-Wan Kenobi premieres on Friday May 27 on Disney Plus.

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