Star Wars actor Hayden Christensen thinks a Darth Vader standalone collection can be “amazing.” The actor, who is understood for enjoying Anakin Skywalker within the Star Wars prequel collection, has returned because the character all these years later within the Disney+ present Obi-Wan Kenobi – to a lot applause and fanfare. Asked by The Hollywood Reporter if he would take into account additional exploring the story of Anakin/Vader in a solo collection, Christensen was fast with a constructive response.
“Absolutely. To get to do more with this character would be amazing!”
Obi-Wan Kenobi picks up ten years after the occasions of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, by which the Jedi Order was destroyed by Order 66 and his former apprentice Anakin Skywalker turned the Sith Lord Darth Vader. The exiled Jedi grasp is now watching over Vader’s son Luke Skywalker on Tatooine whereas in hiding and residing a solitary life. But his previous has begun to meet up with him, as Darth Vader has arrange the Sith Inquisitors program, a bunch of Dark Side Force customers, to search out any Jedi who survived Order 66.
Obi-Wan Kenobi has introduced Hayden Christensen again as Anakin alongside Ewan McGregor because the titular Jedi. The first 4 episodes of the collection have seen the previous mates regularly edge in the direction of one another as soon as once more, with Darth Vader rising because the terrifying presence that haunts each Kenobi and the galaxy. Filling within the gaps between the unique trilogy and the Disney sequels appears to be Disney’s modus operandi proper now, and little question a standalone Darth Vader collection set both earlier than or after Obi-Wan Kenobi (even perhaps each) is written on a white board in a Disney author’s room someplace.
Hayden Christensen Thinks There is a Lot Left to Explore with Darth Vader
This just isn’t the primary time that Hayden Christensen has endorsed the idea of a Darth Vader series, with the actor absolutely conscious of the quantity of tales which can be nonetheless to be advised concerning the iconic Sith Lord. “Yeah you know, I mean absolutely. I think this is a character that sort of resonates in our culture in a very kind of profound way, and there’s certainly more there to explore,” he said. “Like you said there are so many stories that have been told in these other mediums and I would love to get to continue my journey with him.”
The return of Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker got here as a shock to everybody, together with the actor himself. “It was definitely a surprise. You know, for the longest time, no, I didn’t think I’d be stepping back into this role again,” the actor beforehand mentioned of his comeback. “But certainly, in the back of my head for a little bit, I was maybe hopeful that one day such an opportunity might present itself.”
Directed by Deborah Chow, with Joby Harold serving as showrunner, Obi-Wan Kenobi stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Moses Ingram, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Maya Erskine, Rory Ross, and Vivien Lyra Blair. Obi-Wan Kenobi might be launched weekly, concluding on June 22.