Hayden Christensen talks about his return as Darth Vader

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The actor dons his iconic costume for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, available May 27 on Disney+.

Announced in the cast of the new Star Wars series, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Hayden Christensen comes back in his legendary Sith Lord costume. One “great honour” for the interpreter of Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader.

17 years afterEpisode III – Revenge of the Sith, the director Deborah Chow recount : ” It was really good because we kind of met in Canada. And obviously, Evan [McGregor] and Hayden know these characters so well, they are so much a part of their lives that they make things easier in terms of creations “.

For EWthe interpreter of Darth Vader in these prequel episodes, and therefore soon in the series, also reacts to this highly anticipated return by fans: “ [enfiler à nouveau le costume ?] Well, without going into too much detail, it was amazing. It’s a great honor and it was especially a lot of excitement because I spent a lot of time with this character. I feel like I know him. Eventually, coming back to it felt very natural to me in many ways. I was very excited to play Darth Vader at this point in the timeline, because I felt like it was the logical continuation of the journey with the character. And it was very meaningful to me “.

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Christensen admits to sharing the excitement that reigns with each release of new adventures in this galaxy far, far away: ” Everyone is really happy to be there. You feel that energy, and it’s something really special. “He adds, about the shooting:” I don’t know what I can share behind the scenes because I don’t think they want me to say too much. But I can tell you that the first time I saw Evan in Obi-Wan, it was a very special moment for me and I will remember it for a very, very long time “. Very little information on the legendary Sith character could be obtained from the actor, who “ sworn to secrecy as to his uncovered face, but promises that ” we are going to see a very powerful Vader “.

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