Released on — when else? — May the Fourth, the trailer teases appearances from a young Luke Skywalker, lightsaber-wielding villains and, in fact, a sure Sith identified for his belabored respiratory.
Billed as a “six-part occasion,” the limited series
follows Ewan McGregor’s legendary Jedi after his apprentice Anakin Skywalker has gone full darkish facet in “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.”
Years after Emperor Palpatine rose to energy and “Order 66’d” most Jedi, Obi-Wan nonetheless cannot catch a break: He’s evading evil Inquisitors intent on looking him down as one of many galaxy’s final residing Jedi and holding cautious tabs on a young Luke Skywalker, residing merely on his Uncle Owen’s moisture farm on Tatooine.
The trailer ends with the immediately recognizable breaths of 1 Darth Vader, who, within the “Star Wars” timeline
, solely lately grew to become a Sith. Will the previous grasp and apprentice face off? It’s probably — Hayden Christensen is reprising his role
as a badly burnt Anakin/Vader within the sequence.
Also starring are Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani, Moses Ingram and Rupert Friend, amongst many others. Who will find yourself voicing a comical droid? How will Ingram and Friend’s villains stack up in opposition to Vader? And who will get to say, “I have a bad feeling about this?”
These and extra questions shall be answered, hopefully, when “Obi-Wan Kenobi” premieres on May 27 on Disney+.