‘Star Wars’ fans already knew that one of the most legendary characters in the saga nodded with his “Hello there!” characteristic. And now, finally, the time has come: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ premieres trailer advancing a bit of what we will see May 25 on Disney+hand in hand with this galactic series in which Ewan McGregor co-stars with Hayden Christensen, who also returns.
McGregor Returns to His Role in the Prequel Trilogy to Tell Us what happens 10 years after the dramatic events of ‘Episode III – Revenge of the Sith’, a film in which the character played by Christensen went to the dark side. Kenobi feels like this “quite broken, unfaithful, beaten And having given up somehow“ after witnessing the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. Despite this, he will focus on his mission: keeping current Darth Vader’s son, Luke Skywalker, safe and secret, who hides in the dunes of Tatooine. In fact, in this first teaser, we see how Obi-Wan keeps his distance but doesn’t take his eyes off the little boy.undoubtedly one of the highlights of the advance with the appearance of the Grand Inquisitor and this spectacular lightsaber that until now we have only seen in its animated version thanks to ‘Star Wars Rebels’.
Hand in hand with this villain and making things very difficult for Kenobi, we meet Inquisitor Reva (Moses Ingram), a very bad immersed in the hunt for Jedi trying to hide from the Empire. Ingram embodies this character who teams up with the Grand Inquisitor and Darth Vader, an actress with whom we will see Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safi. Deborah Chow directs this series whose screenplay is by Joby Haroldand of which John Williams would have composed the main theme.
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Little is known about the plot of “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, a series which, according to McGregor himself, “satisfies the fans”. “I always felt like there was a story between Episode III, where I ended up playing Obi-Wan in the movies, and Episode IV, where Alec Guinness is Obi-Wan Kenobi The screenwriters [de la serie]Me and Deb and everyone, I think we created or they created a really good story. people will like it”.
So McGregor does not hide his enthusiasm to find the characteralso thinking about what it means such a triumphant return after the prequels were so criticized. “It’s interesting to come back after the experience of doing the first three films and experience this welcome which has not always been positive, I must say. I loved playing it again. Now the generation we made these movies for, the kids then, are fans in their twenties, and these people who were children, they loved them. To them it’s their ‘Star Wars’ movies, you know?”.