Disney and Star Wars launched the official trailer of the upcoming restricted collection Obi-Wan Kenobi on Could 4, Star Wars Day. The brief 90-second trailer builds up from the teaser shared earlier this yr, exhibiting how Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) is on the run after the autumn of the Galactic Republic. What received followers excited have been the final moments of the trailer, which teased a reunion between Obi-Wan and his apprentice-turned-enemy Darth Vader. Hayden Christensen is returning to play the long-lasting character after nearly twenty years. Additionally learn: Obi-Wan Kenobi teaser: Ewan McGregor returns to Star Wars universe, followers say ‘been ready our entire lives for this’
The trailer opens with Obi-Wan’s voice telling somebody that the Jedi want to remain hidden as a result of ‘they’ are coming. Viewers then get a glimpse of the three Inquisitors, who’re on the hunt for remaining Jedi, significantly Obi-Wan. We see the titular character maintaining a tally of younger Luke Skywalker, the son of his one-time apprentice, and making an attempt to persuade his uncle Owen (Joel Edgerton) to coach him. The motion kicks into high-gear then because the Inquisitors shut in on Obi-Wan. The dying moments of the trailer then give the well-known sequence of Darth Vader’s armour being assembled earlier than we see Obi-Wan react to Vader’s iconic respiration from the swimsuit.
As per the present’s official synopsis, “The story begins 10 years after the dramatic occasions of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, the place Obi-Wan Kenobi confronted his best defeat–the downfall and corruption of his finest pal and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the darkish facet as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.”
Followers praised the brief trailer with many saying they received goosebumps at Darth Vader’s return. One commented, “Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor again collectively in the end. I can not wait to see what occurs!” One other wrote, “I screamed!!! that is gonna be epic.” One fan wrote on Twitter, “I received goosebumps seeing this. Vader is again!”
Obi-Wan Kenobi was first seen within the very first Star Wars movie (A New Hope, launched in 1977), by which he was performed by Alec Guinness. We received a take a look at the youthful Obi-Wan within the prequel trilogy twenty years later, the place his journey from padawan to Jedi grasp was detailed. The collection is a highly-anticipated one because it sees each Ewan and Hayden returning to play their roles for the primary time since Revenge of the Sith’s launch in 2005.
Obi-Wan Kenobi will be a part of two different collection within the prolonged Star Wars universe– The Mandalorian and The Ebook of Boba Fett. Nonetheless, provided that this collection is about a long time earlier than the opposite two, probabilities of cross-overs are slim.
The six-part collection will premiere on Disney+ worldwide on Could 25, and is anticipated to stream in India on Disney+ Hotstar on the identical day. It additionally stars Rupert Good friend, Moses Ingram, and Kumail Nanjiani.