The debut of the series starwars, Obi-Wan Kenobi is close, since in less than a couple of weeks it will be transmitted through Disney+and among the great surprises in this long-awaited live-action series is the great return to the screen of Ewan McGregor and of Hayden Christensen What Darth Vaderwhich the audience eagerly awaits to see in action again, after a long wait.
And it is that, we must admit, there are really few villains as iconic as Darth Vadera figure widely known for being cold, calculating, and ruthless, but with the upcoming series Star Wars: Obi Wan Kenobithe actor Hayden Christensendetailed that we will be witnessing a unique period in the character’s life that will explore completely new elements of the character.
Since at the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker abandoned his previous identity to become the sith lordbut the elements of Obi-Wan Kenobi are set to explore how he still manages to let go of those parts of himself resulting in the villain embracing his revenge so Star Wars: Obi Wan Kenobithe next series in the franchise to be released on may 27th via Disney+.
“This is a point in the timeline that hasn’t really been explored yet, and I think the character of Darth Vader is at an interesting point in his life, in terms of what happened before and where we left him in Episode III.”shared Christensen with The Cutaway with William Mullally. “He’s very much trying to reconcile his past and hunt down the Jedi… obviously it’s his job and he’s mandated by the Emperor, but it’s more than that. It’s a personal mission for him.”
Now, while the events between the prequel trilogy and the original trilogy of the starwars are relatively unexplored, as several animated series, novels, and comics have offered insightful insights into the true nature of Vaderincluding her struggles to accept her new personality and leave behind Anakin SkywalkerHowever, those elements of the character have yet to be seen in live action, and this new series surely offers our first glimpses of the tortured villain at this point in his life.
The story of this series begins 10 years after the dramatic events within Star Wars: Revenge of the Sithwhere Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat: the downfall and corruption of his best friend and apprentice Jedi, Anakin Skywalkerwho became the Sith Lord: Darth Vader.