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A rumour is afoot with claims that Hayden Christensen will return to Star Wars in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi limited series.
Last seen in Revenge Of The Sith, the actor is rumoured to be making a comeback for Ewan McGregor’s upcoming series on Disney+.
The rumour comes from Corey Van Dyke and Noah Outlaw of Kessel Run Transmissions podcasts. Van Dyke began the discussion about the Kenobi series saying –
“Something that we teased on Twitter was that there is a familiar face again coming to Kenobi.”
“One thing I’d like to say is there is a heavy, heavy emphasis on Clone Wars flashbacks in this series. We had heard this already, we got this reconfirmed recently. We can say 100% not even a question. Hayden Christensen is in it. The Clone Armor is going to be on him. It is happening. Guys, this isn’t us bluffing or making anything up. We only report things that we are 100% on.”
“We would never report on things that are false that would get us hyped that don’t pan out,”
“The plot of Kenobi is the hunt for Obi-Wan. That is what the scripts are, the new revised scripts. It’s very much a hunting down Obi-Wan Kenobi series. This is something that we’ve heard rumblings of. And we got it confirmed this week.”
“Darth Vader is very interested in where Obi-Wan could be.”
And according to Star Wars Net, a new set of rumours indicate what the new story of the series is going to focus on. They say –
“For the former time period, Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) will run into the likes of Commander Cody (Temuera Morrison) and Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen); all three characters will have the attire that they wear in The Clone Wars animated series.”
“For the latter, it’s not clear if Cody will be appearing, but Darth Vader will. The main narrative of the flashback sequences, if there is one, is not known, but the main narrative of the present of the series will feature the story element of the Empire hunting for Obi-Wan.”
Deborah Chow is attached to helm the series, after directing an episode of The Mandalorian‘s first season.
So, your Star Wars fix for the day, what do guys make of this? This could potentially be a series about Vader hunting down Obi-Wan. Colour me interested.
While there’s no official release date, the series is reportedly set to hit Disney+ in 2022.