Disney and Star Wars launched the official trailer of the upcoming restricted sequence Obi-Wan Kenobi on May 4, Star Wars Day. The quick 90-second trailer builds up from the teaser shared earlier this yr, displaying how Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) is on the run after the autumn of the Galactic Republic. What received followers excited had 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 virtually twenty years. Also learn: Obi-Wan Kenobi teaser: Ewan McGregor returns to Star Wars universe, fans say ‘been waiting our whole 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 keeping track of younger Luke Skywalker, the son of his one-time apprentice, and attempting 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 respiratory from the go well with.

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 good friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the darkish aspect as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.”

Fans praised the quick 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!” Another 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), wherein 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 sequence 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 part of two different sequence within the prolonged Star Wars universe– The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett. However, on condition that this sequence is about many years earlier than the opposite two, possibilities of cross-overs are slim.

The six-part sequence will premiere on Disney+ worldwide on May 25, and is predicted to stream in India on Disney+ Hotstar on the identical day. It additionally stars Rupert Friend, Moses Ingram, and Kumail Nanjiani.


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