Hayden Christensen is about to face off in opposition to Ewan McGregor yet another time (Footage: Disney)
Star Wars followers, right this moment is a giant day for you. Alongside bulletins of brand name new reveals, it appears the franchise is about to accommodate probably the most requested rematches ever.
As a part of Disney’s Investor Day 2020, the mega-corporation revealed particulars about the long-promised Obi-Wan Kenobi show. It was revealed that the sequence may have deeper ties to the prequels than simply the return of Ewan McGregor within the titular position too.
Christensen will likely be returning as Darth Vadar, and the 2 characters look set to be on one other collision course. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy revealed the information and billed the information as ‘the rematch of the century’.
Author and producer on the present Deborah Chow added: ‘We couldn’t inform the story of Obi-Wan with out Darth Vader. We will certainly see Obi-Wan and Darth Vader get into it once more.’
The present goes to be set eight years after the conclusion of Revenge of the Sith, placing it round 11 years earlier than A New Hope.
Hayden Christensen will likely be again on display in Star Wars for the primary time since 2005. (Image Getty Photos)
It’s set to be a six-episode restricted sequence that may start filming in Spring 2021, though a launch window for the present on Disney’s streaming service hasn’t but been revealed.
This may mark the first-time Christensen and McGregor have performed these roles since they left the sequence in 2005. That’s exterior of small voice cameos in The Rise of Skywalker.
The announcement got here alongside information that Star Wars could possibly be seeing as much as as many as 10 new reveals set within the universe.
This will likely be mirrored by an enormous new consumption of Marvel TV productions too.