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Hayden Christensen to Return as Darth Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

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Disney and Lucafilm have dropped a ton of new announcements related to upcoming Star Wars series, including a quick new update on the Star Wars live-action series featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi. In a surprise reveal, it has been confirmed that Hayden Christensen will be reprising his role as Darth Vader in the upcoming Obi-Wan series, which is set 10 years after the events of Revenge of The Sith.

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No release date was given for the series during the investor event, so stay tuned for more details as they arrive. The live-action Obi-Wan Kenobi series — now with Hayden Christensen and Darth Vader — will be released exclusively on Disney+.


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Nick Calandra has been covering video games for over 14 years, holds a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism and now leads the team at The Escapist. Previously Nick created and led teams at TitanReviews, Velocity Gamer, OnlySP and Gameumentary, before becoming Editor-in-Chief of The Escapist in 2019. He has done everything from covering the smallest of indie games to creating documentaries on some of the most well-known video game franchises in the industry such as Darksiders, Divinity: Original Sin, EVE and more. While his favorite games right now include Rainbow Six Siege and Elden Ring, Nick is constantly experimenting with new genres to expand his gaming tastes and knowledge of the industry.