George Lucas missed a trick in casting young Obi-Wan

I watched the original unadulterated Star Wars trilogy with the kids again last week, which I have on DVD. I simply do not recognise the abominable meddling George Lucas has visited on the Original Trilogy, and the prequels make no sense at all, and are similarly consigned to my mental dustbin.

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However, watching Star Wars reminded me of seeing a young actor who would have made a perfect young Obi-Wan Kenobi: JJ Feild. I saw him in Jack and the Beanstalk: the Real Story, and his likeness to a young Alec Guinness is uncanny. If you’ve ever seen Guinness as Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations, Feild looks remarkably similar in his scenes in Jack.
perfect young Obi Wan Kenobi JJ Feild
He’d look more the part than Renton did anyway.

A more recent photo of JJ Feild with a beard. You see the Young Obi-Wan potential?


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