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Ewan McGregor Wasn't Impressed With The New 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Either

Ewan McGregor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the "Star Wars" prequels, and while he won't appear in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the erstwhile Jedi has some thoughts on the film's new lightsaber.

"I was a bit dubious about the hilt on the lightsaber," McGregor told Vanity Fair, before goofing on the new breed of "Star Wars" heroes and villains. "If you know how to handle a lightsaber, like we did, you don't need a hilt. That's just one thing I think they might have got wrong."

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Despite that concern, McGregor has high hopes for the J.J. Abrams film.

"The trailer looks very good," he said. "It looks like they've kept the right spirit."

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is out Dec. 18. Watch McGregor's full interview with Vanity Fair below.