Since the return of Hayden Christensen like Darth Vader in the series do’Obi-Wan Kenobi‘, fans were eager to see the greatest villain in movie history now on the small screen.
And, after the 1st image of the character in the series was revealed by Entertainment Weeklythe public is even more anxious for the miniseries to premiere.
On social media, there are several comments celebrating the upcoming reunion between master and apprentice, and curiosity about Vader’s role in the attraction.
Check out the reactions:
Obi-Wan Kenobi… But I’m just waiting for Hayden Christensen’s Darth Vader. pic.twitter.com/eYjGO6AObe
— Edson Riyudi Okudi (@ograndecaido) March 10, 2022
Most anticipated rematch in history : Obi-Wan vs Darth Vader | Obi-Wan Kenobi Series (Disney Plus-2022) #StarWars #DarthVader #ObiWanKenobi #DisneyPlus
The series, in addition to having the most charming Jedi in the galaxy, will also bring back the greatest villain in cinema to exact revenge. pic.twitter.com/1eUapqEMzz
— Guilherme Batista Diniz 📽 (@GuilhermeVader) March 11, 2022
just hayden christensen returning as darth vader in the kenobi series 17 years later pic.twitter.com/s1Q3uyHevf
— flores🦇 (@beetlereyes) March 10, 2022
O Hayden Christensen como Darth Vader em Obi Wan Kenobi
MY GOD MY GOD MY GOD pic.twitter.com/e9WYP1WFJU
— Sil 4 (@bellarkehiddles) March 10, 2022
This is the first image of Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
Am I the only one feeling a Rogue One vibe? pic.twitter.com/S1qVclhZxH
— Max Vieira (@oparaensemaster) March 10, 2022
Darth Vader ready to kill a bunch of people in Obi Wan Kenobi pic.twitter.com/VdOkBQMINV
— Jackcraft Gameplays 🇧🇷🏴 (@JackcraftGamep1) March 10, 2022
🚨COMPARISON BETWEEN OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ROGUE ONE:
Darth Vader is in his meditation chamber, located in his personal castle on the planet Mustafar. Will we see him without a helmet?
— Rebel Daily Channel | Star Wars ✨ (@DiarioRebeldeSW) March 10, 2022
— Matheus Oliveira 🧜🏽♀️ #TheBatman (@Matheusscarlet) March 10, 2022
— My name is not Jhony (@NotisJhony) March 10, 2022
Remembering that the series is set 10 years after the dramatic events of the film, when Kenobi isolated himself on Tatooine after the fall and corruption of his best friend and apprentice.
In the series’ plot, Obi-Wan will face off against Jedi-hunting Inquisitors as he is tasked with keeping Luke and Leia hidden from their father and Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid).
In addition to mcgregor e Christensenthe list also includes O’Shea Jackson Jr (‘Straight Outta Compton’), Kumail Nanjiani (‘Eternal’), Indira Varma (‘Game of Thrones’), Simone Kessell (‘Reckoning’) e Benny Safdie (‘Uncut Gems’).
Joel Edgerton e Bonnie Piesse also return as Owen and Beru Lars, Luke Skywalker’s uncles.
Previously, the president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedyconfirmed to The Wrap what ‘Kenobi’ It will be a miniseries, with a predetermined beginning, middle and end:
“It’s been really exciting to see the talent that is getting involved here. And now we’re developing the Obi-Wan Kenobi miniseries with deborah chow and she has done a phenomenal job.”
Directed by Deborah Chow, ‘Kenobi’ It will only have six 1-hour episodes.