Star Wars actors Pedro Pascal and Ewan McGregor both bond over their love for Baby Yoda

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Star Wars actors Pedro Pascal and Ewan McGregor have more in common than starring in the same beloved franchise, both revealing their love for Baby Yoda, aka Grogu.

Pascal stars as the title character in the beloved Star Wars series The Mandalorian, with McGregor playing the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels and an upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series, which began production in April.

Both stars spoke to each other in a virtual interview for Varieties Actors on Actors series, where they both bonded with the beloved character Grogu.

Bond: Star Wars actors Pedro Pascal and Ewan McGregor have more in common than starring in the same beloved franchise, both revealing their love for Baby Yoda, aka Grogu.

Bond: Star Wars actors Pedro Pascal and Ewan McGregor have more in common than starring in the same beloved franchise, both revealing their love for Baby Yoda, aka Grogu.

Grogu: Both stars spoke to each other in a virtual interview for Variety's Actors on Actors series, where they both bonded over the much-loved character Grogu

Grogu: Both stars spoke to each other in a virtual interview for Variety's Actors on Actors series, where they both bonded over the much-loved character Grogu

Grogu: Both stars spoke to each other in a virtual interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series, where they both bonded over the much-loved character Grogu

McGregor revealed that The Mandalorian, which followed Pascal’s title character, a mysterious bounty hunter, “pulled me back into the Star Wars world, in a way I didn’t expect. It surprised me how much I loved it.’

Pascal added that he’s not the best at keeping secrets, which was a challenge on such a secret show, but he managed to keep Baby Yoda a secret.

“That may be literally the very first secret I’ve ever kept. Don’t share anything personal with me!’ Pascal was joking.

Blown Away: McGregor revealed that The Mandalorian, which followed Pascal’s title character, a mysterious bounty hunter, “pulled me back into the Star Wars world, in a way I didn’t expect. It struck me how much I loved it.

Secrets: Pascal added that he is not the best at keeping secrets, which was a challenge on such a secret show, but he managed to keep Baby Yoda a secret

Secrets: Pascal added that he is not the best at keeping secrets, which was a challenge on such a secret show, but he managed to keep Baby Yoda a secret

Secrets: Pascal added that he is not the best at keeping secrets, which was a challenge on such a secret show, but he managed to keep Baby Yoda a secret

He added that the show has taken so much seriousness around leaked information, and I think it’s all just a bit too much.”

Pascal added that he normally tells everything to his family, but this time not regarding Grogu.

“I didn’t even know what his name would be until the second season, but I could just see it would have such an impact,” Pascal added.

Secrets: He added that the show has taken so much seriousness about leaked information, and I think it’s all just a bit too much”

Impact: 'I didn't even know what his name would be until the second season, but I could just see it would have such an impact,' added Pascal

Impact: 'I didn't even know what his name would be until the second season, but I could just see it would have such an impact,' added Pascal

Impact: ‘I didn’t even know what his name would be until the second season, but I could just see it would have such an impact,’ added Pascal

The show follows its title character as he discovers Grogu, which is set five years after The Return of the Jedi.

Although he knows nothing about this young creature, he bonds with him and sets out to protect him and learn more about him.

“When I saw the image of this thing and started reading the scripts and everything, I didn’t want to compromise that in any way. It was easy not to talk about it because it was like, ‘No, I want this to work,’ Pascal added.

Mando: The show follows its title character as he discovers Grogu, set five years after The Return of the Jedi

Mando: The show follows its title character as he discovers Grogu, set five years after The Return of the Jedi

Mando: The show follows its title character as he discovers Grogu, set five years after The Return of the Jedi

He also said that Grogu is portrayed by “these incredible dolls,” while McGregor, who played alongside the original Yoda in the prequel trilogy, revealed he was performing alongside a much larger doll.

“It was extraordinary, because I acted with him. I couldn’t believe I was acting with Yoda,” McGregor said.

“Then they replaced him for our second movie and our third movie with the digital version of him, and it’s not nearly as endearing,” McGregor said.

‘We also know Yoda as a puppet. We know him from the original movies as a puppet. So when it was suddenly computer generated, it didn’t feel like Yoda to me anymore. It was interesting that it went back to being a real puppet with your series,” he added.

Production began in April on both The Mandalorian Season 3 and Obi-Wan Kenobi, though it’s unclear when either show could debut.

I couldn't believe it: 'It was extraordinary, because I acted with him.  I couldn't believe I was acting with Yoda,

I couldn't believe it: 'It was extraordinary, because I acted with him.  I couldn't believe I was acting with Yoda,

I couldn’t believe it: ‘It was extraordinary, because I acted with him. I couldn’t believe I was acting with Yoda,” McGregor said

Production: Production began in April on both The Mandalorian Season 3 and Obi-Wan Kenobi, although it is unclear when both shows may debut

Production: Production began in April on both The Mandalorian Season 3 and Obi-Wan Kenobi, although it is unclear when both shows may debut

Production: Production began in April on both The Mandalorian Season 3 and Obi-Wan Kenobi, although it is unclear when both shows may debut

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