O’Shea Jackson Jr. landed Obi-Wan Kenobi role after ‘crushing’ Solo snub

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O’Shea Jackson Jr. landed a role in ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ after getting rejected for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’. The 30-year-old actor is set to make his first appearance in the iconic sci-fi franchise in the upcoming Disney+ series – which will see Ewan McGregor return as the title character – and he has revealed the part came after he was turned down for the 2018 Han Solo prequel movie. He told Collider: “I’m a real big Star Wars fan. I had auditioned for Lando [Calrissian] for the Solo film, and when I didn’t get it, it crushed me. “I was like, ‘You know what? I quit. I’m going back to being a wr…

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