Whereas the actor made a quick voice cameo as Anakin within the 2019 sequel The Rise of Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi is Hayden’s first time formally stepping again into the character in over 17 years.
And with it got here some thrilling new discoveries, like the enjoyment of watching folks on set react to seeing Darth Vader in actual life.
“You see, form of, the change of their demeanor, ? People who find themselves normally very assured turn into a little bit extra timid and shy,” he joked. “It is good enjoyable.”
He added, “It is an incredible costume to get to placed on. It is an honor to get to put on it.”
Whereas the actor remained tight-lipped about what precisely went down within the finale of the Disney+ sequence, which got here to a dramatic shut on June 22, Hayden did reveal that there was one scene that was a pleasure to movie with his longtime co-star Ewan McGregor.
“There’s very emotional confrontation between Obi-Wan and Vader that was an actual privilege to get to movie with Ewan,” he mentioned. “I really like the person to bits.”
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