Now that Obi-Wan Kenobi lastly out inside the wild on Disney+, followers are excited to spend time with the Jedi grasp as quickly as as soon as extra, persevering with the story some 20 years given that character remaining appeared on show.
Set ten years after the climactic events of Star Wars Episode III: Sith’s Revenge, Obi-Wan Kenobi follows the titular character in his adventures between the film and Star Wars Episode IV: New Hope. The truth is, as everybody is aware of, Kenobi ended up getting a ghost whereas battling Darth Vader, nevertheless the model new sequence observed the pair face off as soon as extra sooner than their final battle. And what’s additional, Anakin Skywalker from the prequel trilogy itself, Hayden Christensen, reprises his place as a result of the ruler of the Siths.
GAMINGbible not too way back spoke with Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen a few reunion on set after a two-decade gap of their Star Wars saga, and it’s protected to say they’re having enjoyable with the possibility to work with each other as soon as extra.
“Properly, it was truly good to be performing with him as soon as extra,” said McGregor. “To look all through the set and see it, it feels similar to the ultimate 17 years haven’t occurred, you understand? It truly was like a time warp or one factor.”
It was a sentiment Christensen wanted to echo. “Every time we do a scene collectively is a very emotional experience for every of us. I keep in mind the first time I observed him on set as Obi-Wan and it was a large deal for me – it was a visual that I will keep in mind for the rest of my life.”
It’s not always peaches and cream. When the prequels had been first launched, they’d been slammed by followers and critics who had been unhappy with the course and execution of the story – a hit that the actors sadly wanted to endure. Christensen herself took an prolonged break from performing and the two have spoken overtly regarding the ache they felt on the film’s reception.
However, time is often a pleasant healer and recognition Episodes I, II and I, I, I has skyrocketed inside the interval as a lot as Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence. “My experience in these motion pictures has always been very constructive and it has been an unbelievable experience,” Christensen said when requested about his character’s reception on the time. “I was 19 as soon as we started and it was an unbelievable journey for me. To have the power to come back once more and return to the Star Wars galaxy is giant.”
Luckily, it appears similar to the actors had a unbelievable time filming and are snug to be once more collectively. “I’ve always appreciated Hayden and we had various gratifying working collectively on the prequel,” McGregor said. “We had been going to Australia as soon as we had been making these motion pictures, we had been making Episode II and Episode III in Sydney. We spent various time teaching collectively, on the combating gymnasium collectively, on set collectively and off set collectively. We had been shut nevertheless by the years we’ve got misplaced contact with each other a bit, and it’s good to see him as soon as extra and work with him as soon as extra. It’s a large cope with.”
Obi-Wan Kenobi is streaming on Disney+ with new episodes dropping every week on Wednesdays.