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Obi-Wan Kenobi Spinoff Tweets Show Star Wars Fans Are Freaking Out Album

Disney is handing out Star Wars spinoffs these days like Oprah does cars, and fans couldn’t be happier.

After reports came Thursday that an Obi-Wan Kenobi spinoff was in the works, Twitter quickly became the place for Star Wars fans to express their enthusiasm. Many fired off joyful messages, letting the studio know that yes, this project a great idea. In case there was any question, the fan base is definitely ready for another look at the late Jedi’s life.

Notably, some Star Wars fans’ excitement did come with one caveat: They want Ewan MacGregor back. The actor played the robed character in the prequel trilogy, taking on a role that Sir Alec Guiness filled in the original films. We don’t know yet if their dream will come true, as a script has not yet been written and therefore no actor is attached.

In the meantime, there is plenty of excitement on Twitter to bask in.

The working title of the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie is “Shut Up And Take My Money” #StarWars pic.twitter.com/R54t0YNl8R

— Charlie Schneider (@AwesomEmergency) August 17, 2017

Waiting to see if the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie is 100% confirmed… pic.twitter.com/c74RizWZT0

— Star Wars Explained (@StarWarsExplain) August 17, 2017

New Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, huh? 🤔 https://t.co/GqRGwfMBYy pic.twitter.com/eFSJJh6KET

— Funko (@OriginalFunko) August 17, 2017

F*cking Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie. WE DID IT #StarWars FAM! pic.twitter.com/m4e5FpsFel

— Charlie Schneider (@AwesomEmergency) August 17, 2017

OBI-WAN KENOBI STAR WARS SOLO MOVIE IN THE WORKS!!!https://t.co/O56JaBN8m5
RT if you’re excited! pic.twitter.com/vp6UhB98rC

— TheSuperheroBulletin (@TheSHBulletin) August 17, 2017

BREAKING: An early title has been leaked for the Obi-Wan Kenobi spinoff film recently announced to be in development. pic.twitter.com/etTWppB7Vl

— Ryan Coomes (@chryco4) August 17, 2017

@Matt_Atkins33 about fucking time!!!! pic.twitter.com/eWHU5rHqjA

— Bains (@nufcmains) August 17, 2017

an obi-wan movie is in the works y’all mind if i- pic.twitter.com/D9REsSSHQn

— olga 🌹 (@starksnjh) August 17, 2017

I’m more interested in an Obi-Wan movie than a Han Solo movie.

— ᴀᴅᴀᴍ sᴛᴀʙᴇʟʟɪ (@a_stabelli) August 17, 2017

The MacGregor-supporting crowd made their voices heard, too.

An Obi-Wan movie is happening? Get Ewan on board, or might as well start the hashtag #NotMyKenobi right now.

— Jeremy Jahns (@JeremyJahns) August 17, 2017

If they don’t cast Ewan McGregor for the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, I will be so mad. And honestly, I might cry a little. pic.twitter.com/zGM5lCVp4S

— Wendy (@lifeinpixels_) August 17, 2017

Like, there is no possible way that this Obi-Wan movie does NOT have Ewan McGregor – right?

— James Viscardi (@JimViscardi) August 17, 2017

Happy as most people tweeting about the news are, some did have complaints — just not enough to drown out the cheers.

The Obi-Wan Kenobi movie – Because Disney will not stop until they’ve bled every Star Wars property dry pic.twitter.com/r2m8DrTFh6

— Roman Marley (@Roman_RNS) August 17, 2017

We’ll keep you updated as more information is revealed.

[via: Twitter]

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