First look at Star Wars a family affair for Ewan

Star Wars star Ewan McGregor was never a fan of the epic sci-fi series - he only watched the original movie because his uncle appeared in it.

Star Wars star Ewan McGregor was never a fan of the epic sci-fi series - he only watched the original movie because his uncle appeared in it.

The actor - who plays Obi Wan Kenobi in Episodes I, II, and III - was taken to see Star Wars: A New Hope on his first trip to the cinema, but spent the entire movie looking out for his uncle Denis Lawson, who played rebel fighter Wedge Antilles.

McGregor says: "I was just excited to see Uncle Denis."

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