Hayden Christensen Gives Best Response to Disney Plus Darth Vader Spinoff Idea

A thing Obi Wan Kenobi a on other Star Wars series: Darth Vader, aka Anakin Skywalker. Sitting at 86% on Rotten Tomatoes, the Disney Plus show fared much better with critics and fans than its predecessor Boba Fett’s Book (66%), not least because it features the return of the Sith Lord himself.

So, would actor Hayden Christensen consider reprising the role if he offered another Disney Plus series to play? The Hollywood Reporter posed this question in an interview published on Monday.

“Absolutely!” Christensen responded when asked if he would star in an Anakin Skywalker prequel or a Darth Vader limited series. “To do more with this character would be amazing!”

Set 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), Obi-Wan Kenobi follows Ewan McGregor’s titular Jedi Master as he sets out to rescue kidnapped Princess Leia (Vivien Lyra Blair). In episode 3this leads Kenobi to a confrontation with Darth Vader, whom Kenobi believed to be dead.

Christensen went back and watched the previous films to prepare for his return to the role.

“I definitely went back to see all the movies and studied Anakin as much as I could. There’s a lot going on with the character. He’s always processing and trying to figure out what’s going on around him. “

Catch it penultimate episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi Wednesday.