Ewan McGregor’s face is on a whole lot of Star Wars merchandise. As the younger Obi-Wan Kenobi for an entire film trilogy in the early 2000s, he’s on t-shirts, posters, toys, and, of course, action figures. With the Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, McGregor steps back into the galaxy far, far away. The series—set between the prequels and the original trilogy—fills in some of the gaps in the Jedi Master’s iconic story. So naturally, this new era means we’re getting a whole new round of merch. McGregor debuted his new Star Wars: The Black Series figure on Jimmy Kimmel Live! And while it’s quite impressive, McGregor seems slightly underwhelmed by the figure, noting it doesn’t quite look like him.
McGregor shared that he’d only seen the figure for the first time about an hour before showing it off on the late night show. But he has a few qualms with how it turned out. He revealed, “They scan you. They have these machines that read your body and every data point on your body is recorded and then still, it doesn’t quite look like me.”
He certainly has a point. It’s not quite as uncanny as some of the other figures we’ve seen. But still, this Star Wars: The Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Wandering Jedi) Figure is quite nice to look at. The figure arrives in Spring 2023 but is available for pre-order starting on May 11. And the whole thing retails for a pretty nice $24.99.
Here’s how Hasbro Pulse describes the Obi-Wan figure.
STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH OBI-WAN KENOBI (WANDERING JEDI) figure, inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI series. Obi-Wan Kenobi is set years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Kenobi faced the corruption of his friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned Sith Lord Darth Vader. It also features the great articulation we have come to expect from Black Series, including the butterfly joints which allow more dynamic posing and articulation.
Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure, featuring premium deco and poseable head, arms, and legs, in their collection. This STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure also comes with 3 entertainment-inspired accessories.
The Star Wars: The Black Series Obi-Wan Kenobi (Wandering Jedi) Figure is available for pre-order at Hasbro Pulse and retailers on May 11.