At long last, the very first 2 episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi have actually gotten here on Disney+, after being extremely expected by fans given that its statement. The series had its opening night at Star Wars Event, with showrunner Deborah Chow in presence, in addition to a handful of the cast. Naturally, the man of the hour himself, Ewan McGregor was likewise there, welcomed at every chance by passionate cheers from fans.
In speaking with Collider about going back to the iconic function of Obi-Wan Kenobi, which he last played 17 years earlier, McGregor kept in mind that his preparation for the part used him a great reason to return and watch the prequel movies once again. He initially brought the character to life in 1999s The Phantom Hazard, followed by Attack of the Clones and Vengeance of the Sith a couple of years later on.
McGregor went on to include that it took him by surprise when he rewatched The Phantom Hazard (which marked his Star Wars launching) — not just how young he was, however likewise how much he enjoyed it. He stated he especially delighted in viewing himself carry out together with Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn and Ahmed Best as Container Container Binks, and the vibrant the 3 of them shared.
Naturally, there was likewise his working relationship with Hayden Christensen, who plays Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. In McGregors words:
“And then of course once Hayden came in that relationship is very special in the trilogy, but also in my life. I love Hayden and it was so nice to work with him when he was fresh, like an 18, 19-year-old actor. Id done the first one, and Id done good handful of movies by the time wed started Episode 2. For Hayden, he was just totally fresh, and passionate, and breaking down the scenes, doing all his homework, and it was great to work with him.”
Though he confesses the 2 of them lost touch for many years, McGregor went on to include how excellent it was that the 2 of them get to interact once again, and how in this view theyve barely missed out on an action, as though the last 17 years didnt occur. With the very first 2 episodes streaming now, fans of the 2 of them will not need to wait long previously seeing them grace their screens as the iconic duo once again — however, approved, on opposite sides of the dispute this time.
The very first 2 episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi are streaming now on Disney+.