Forthcoming Star Wars spin off sequence Kenobi shall be filmed within the city of Boston within the UK, not Boston, Massachusetts as beforehand reported.
It was erroneously reported final week that the sequence could be filmed within the American metropolis, prompting plenty of memes and parodies.
The Late Present With Stephen Colbert launched a parody of the theme tune from traditional Boston-set comedy sequence Cheers, which they claimed was the “opening credit” of the forthcoming sci-fi sequence.
— A Late Present (@colbertlateshow) December 5, 2020
Confusion stemmed from an preliminary posting by the Movie & Tv Trade Alliance on business resouce Manufacturing Listing, saying that Star Wars: Kenobi will shoot in London, England and Boston, Massachusetts on January 4, 2021. It has now been altered to Boston, UK.
It was confirmed last year that Ewan McGregor, who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi within the three Star Wars prequel movies between 1999 and 2005, shall be reprising his position for the forthcoming Disney+ sequence.
When requested concerning the present’s scope, and a possible second season, McGregor mentioned, “As I perceive, it’s a standalone season. We’ll see. Who is aware of?”
Earlier this yr, the actor responded to rumours that manufacturing had been placed on maintain whereas the scripts underwent a rewrite. “It’s not been placed on maintain, it’s simply been pushed again a bit bit,” McGregor advised the Related Press.
“The scripts are wonderful they usually simply need them to be higher. So we simply pushed it again, however it’s not — it’s very dramatic, it will appear, on-line, there’s all types of shit on-line about it, however it’s solely simply slid again a bit.”