They invited Ewan McGregor to have a stew for lunch in La Rioja and the video went viral

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A memorable moment of the actor during the tour of Argentina for the docuseries Long Way Up!

Ewan McGregor has been for a while trip by Argentinaas part of the itinerary in thirteen countries for the recordings of the docu series long way up.

During his tour of The Riojaat a stop along the waythe Obi Wan Kenobi actor in Star Wars was invited to eat by a family and the video of the moment went viral.

As a gesture of hospitality, the locals offered him and his team the stew they had prepared for their lunch.

Ewan McGregor, in La Rioja, for the docuseries Long Way Up!  Screenshot.

Ewan McGregor, in La Rioja, for the docuseries Long Way Up! Screenshot.

With the special addition that at first they did not recognize that the famous actor was in the group.

Then, during the course of the meal, one of the hosts revealed his identity. But not because of his role in Star Wars. If not for her performance in The Island, the film in which she starred with Scarlett Johansson in 2005.

“He’s recognizing me! Be a little suspicious about my identity.”Mc Gregor joked and added a wink about the saga: “Use your instincts. Use the force”.

The fragment is part of the docuseries that is being recorded and McGregor himself recounted the experience. “Heavens. We’ve just arrived. We are strangers. And now we use their electricity and eat their food,” he said.

The repercussions on social networks

The video was uploaded to TikTok by Tobiaslandia and immediately went viral.

“You are in your lost little town in Argentina and Obi Wan Kenobi falls on you at siesta time to remind you that we are good people, let us never forget that, let us not think otherwise. May the Force be with you always,” he expressed.

Ewan McGregor with Winnie the Pooh.

Ewan McGregor with Winnie the Pooh.

Ewan McGregor’s journey

The journey through Argentina began in Ushuaia, with the idea of ​​making “the longest trip to date.”

As a mark in the viralized video, some points of the traced circuit are Bardas Blancas, in Río Grande, Mendoza, up to Villa Unión, in La Rioja. “It is 320 kilometers to the town of Belén, we will almost reach the end of the trip through Argentina,” said the actor.


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