Star Wars Fans Are Petitioning to Get a Statue of Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi on Scotland's Tallest Peak

Ewan McGregor stars as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).
Ewan McGregor stars as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).
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Ewan McGregor as a young Obi-Wan Kenobi is frequently lauded for giving one of the best performances in the Star Wars franchise. The Golden Globe winner is even set to star in an Obi-Wan spinoff series for Disney+. Clearly, people love his portrayal of the legendary Jedi Master—so much so that fans are now petitioning for a statue of the character to grace the top of Ben Nevis, Scotland's tallest peak. The summit is the collapsed dome of an ancient volcano and features the ruins of an abandoned observatory. Sounds pretty fitting, considering Obi-Wan's final interaction with Anakin Skywalker in Revenge of the Sith.

As reported by ComicBook.com, the petition—created by Connor Heggie on Change.org—reads as follows:

"Ewan McGregor is a phenomenal actor and is considered one of Scotland's best. Appearing in countless films for over two decades, Ewan has an impressive filmography. With his most iconic role being that of Obi-Wan Kenobi from George Lucas's Star Wars Prequel Trilogy. Regardless of what you think of the Prequel Trilogy, most people will say that Obi-Wan was done brilliantly. He made Obi-Wan Kenobi the popular character he is today. And I think he deserves something for it."

The description later adds, "A statue of Obi-Wan Kenobi would be rather fitting, given the mountain's nickname, the volcanic past, and [that] it's the highest ground of Ewan McGregor's home county. He would literally have 'the high ground,' watching over all of Scotland. It's poetic in a way." The petition also notes that the statue would increase tourism to the area, with Star Wars fans presumably traveling from around the world to see it.

The petition currently has more than 20,000 signatures with a goal of hitting 25,000. You can sign the petition here.

[h/t ComicBook.com]

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Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Watch the American Psycho Business Card Scene, But With Cats

Cat-rick Bateman and friends in American Psycho.
Cat-rick Bateman and friends in American Psycho.
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When it comes to designer suits, ax murders, and social commentary, 2000’s American Psycho has more than enough to spare. What it doesn’t have in abundance is cats. Though one kitten makes a memorable cameo, the film adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel suffers a regrettable lack of feline breakout moments overall.

As Nerdist reports, a YouTuber called OwlKitty addressed that very niche (and possibly heretofore nonexistent) critique by remaking the business card scene with cat photos. In the original segment, a group of arrogant young investment bankers gather in a conference room to drool over the subtle variations between their business cards. Christian Bale's Patrick Bateman is smugly certain that his new bone-colored card will take the cake, only to be outdone by the “tasteful thickness” of Paul Allen’s (Jared Leto).

In OwlKitty’s version, the hobnobbers brag about their cats, instead. Since most of the dialogue from the film scene revolves around hues, fonts, and watermarks, the YouTuber edited it down to the bare essentials—but cats as cute as these really speak for themselves. Bateman offers an image of his orange tabby, to which Bill Sage’s character responds with a photo of his own tabby freaking out over a toy mouse. After Justin Theroux’s character reveals his white cat (“White,” he explains), the group marvels over the clear winner: a video of Paul Allen’s hefty black cat swishing his tail.

OwlKitty’s artful American Psycho parody is the latest in a long line of cat-centric videos, most of which feature OwlKitty herself. According to her YouTube account, she’s a black cat who lives in Oregon, loves cream cheese, and usually goes by “Lizzy.” Some of her past appearances include clips from Dirty Dancing (1987), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), and The Mandalorian.

[h/t Nerdist]