The Hollywood star heads up the forged of Disney+ sequence Obi-Wan Kenobi, returning to the character because the Jedi Master he performed within the three Star Wars prequels from 1999 to 2005.

The sequence, which additionally options Hayden Christensen reprising his function as corrupted Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker, begins 10 years after the occasions of the 2005 movie Star Wars: Revenge Of The Sith.

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Appearing on the primary of 4 British GQ covers devoted to GQ Heroes, McGregor mentioned: “There’s a whole lot of homoerotic Obi-Wan/Hayden (Christensen) fan artwork that will get despatched to me once in a while … it’s all the time a little bit of a watch-opener.

Ewan McGregor showing on the entrance cowl of British GQ’s Style’s July/August 2022 subject
Pic: Ryan Pfluger/GQ

“You open the envelope, you think you’re going to have to sign something, and you’re like, ‘F*****g hell!”

McGregor additionally spoke about collaborating with director Danny Boyle, with the pair first working collectively on 1994′s Shallow Grave earlier than they reunited for 1996′s Trainspotting after which A Life Less Ordinary in 1997.

In 2017 Boyle spoke of his “great shame” over a 10-year fall-out with McGregor, attributable to him not casting McGregor in his movie The Beach, which noticed the main function go to Leonardo DiCaprio.

But the pair buried the hatchet and showing on the Graham Norton Show, Oscar-winning director Boyle mentioned: “I dealt with it very badly and I’ve apologised to Ewan. I really feel an ideal disgrace about it that’s troublesome to elucidate.

“He dealt with it with huge grace and braveness. Someone requested him to current an award to me for Slumdog Millionaire and he did it and made this superb speech and I used to be in tears backstage. I’m very grateful to him.”

Speaking about his relationship with Boyle within the 90s, McGregor advised British GQ: “I felt Danny Boyle was changing British cinema, and I was part of it.”

McGregor and Boyle additionally teamed up for 2017 movie T2 Trainspotting, the comply with-as much as the bottom-breaking 1996 hit which additionally starred Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner and Robert Carlyle.

The actor, 51, shared his love of the band Oasis and mentioned of his relationship with fame: “I don’t really feel like that man anymore.

“I don’t have the identical relationship with my fame. That’s to do with age and expertise, additionally only a realisation of what works and what doesn’t.

“At that point, there was a hedonistic aspect to my life which ended up not suiting the remainder of my life.”

Writing in his editor’s letter, Adam Baidawi, British GQ’s head of editorial content material and deputy international editorial director for GQ, mentioned: “Sometimes heroism is loud. Sometimes it’s whisper quiet. But I don’t consider there’s heroism with out flaws.

“Heroism is appearing despite our shortcomings or protecting instincts. A hero is solely an unusual one who rose above themselves.

“We’ve programmed our 2022 Heroes occasion — and the pages of this subject — to be a killer cross-part of this recent concept of a hero.”

The July/August subject of British GQ is out there by way of digital obtain and on newsstands from June 28.