New Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer teases Darth Vader’s return
Disney has launched a second trailer for its upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence – and it nearly provides followers a correct have a look at Hayden Christensen’s Darth Vader.
The studio had teased the arrival of recent footage in a tweet commemorating Star Wars Day (Might 4), so hypothesis was rife as to what extra is perhaps revealed concerning the upcoming Disney Plus present, which is scheduled to start streaming on Might 27.
Fortunately, audiences are in for a deal with. Kenobi’s second full-length trailer doubles down on the threats viewers can count on its titular Jedi to face throughout the sequence’ six episodes, providing extra footage of the present’s villainous inquisitors and additional teasing the return of Christensen’s iconic villain. Test it out through the video above.
Had time to catch your breath? Good, then let’s recap the present’s premise: Set between the occasions of Episode III: The Revenge of The Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope, Obi-Wan Kenobi will comply with Ewan McGregor’s fan-favorite Jedi as he fights to outlive in opposition to the rise of the brand new Galactic Empire, whereas additionally watching over a younger Luke on Tatooine (and, presumably, Leia on Alderaan).
As revealed by Obi-Wan Kenobi’s first trailer again in March, we already knew that The Queen’s Gambit’s Moses Ingram could be dealing with off in opposition to the titular hero because the force-sensitive Inquisitor Reva, described by showrunners as a “ruthlessly formidable” villain on a mission to “search out Jedi-in-hiding for the Empire.” She’ll be led by Rupert Buddy’s ruthless Grand Inquisitor, who first appeared within the animated sequence Star Wars Rebels. Each characters get heart stage in Kenobi’s newest trailer.
After all, McGregor will even be coming face-to-face with Hayden Christensen’s Darth Vader as soon as once more within the upcoming Disney Plus present. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has beforehand promised followers the “rematch of the century,” and this new footage – displaying off Vader’s iconic go well with and creepy respiratory – has us much more excited for that long-awaited showdown (simply consider the memes!).
What’s extra, in a brand new poster launched alongside Kenobi’s newest trailer (which we have embedded beneath), Christensen’s Vader may be seen – in all his evil glory – bearing his legendary crimson lightsaber atop an ominous canyon, so maybe that is the place mentioned “rematch” will go down.
#ObiWanKenobi, a restricted sequence, begins streaming Might 27 on @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/E8RVqZXiuqMay 4, 2022
To the delight of Star Wars followers who might have grown uninterested in Tatooine (dwelling to the vast majority of occasions in each The Mandalorian and The E-book of Boba Fett), it seems like a big a portion of Kenobi’s motion will likely be happening on model new planets corresponding to Daiyu, which “kind of has a Hong Kong really feel to it,” in accordance with author Joby Harold.
A big quantity of interplanetary journey ranks excessive up on our listing of the six issues we wish to see from the brand new Disney Plus present, so right here’s hoping that these never-before-seen places ship in that regard.
In the end, the Kenobi’s return is simply across the nook – as talked about, the sequence is because of start streaming on Disney Plus on Might 27 – however in case you’re eager to recap the myriad adventures of Star Wars’ most beloved Jedi, a brand new Obi Wan-Kenobi-focused assortment has now been added to Disney’s streamer.
Might the fourth be with you, Star Wars followers…
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