The opening episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi have actually provided an entire wave of Easter eggs for fans to relish, and its only simply started.
Caution: Includes Obi-Wan Kenobi episode 1 & 2 SPOILERS
Hardly midway through the very first episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the unforeseen character looks that had actually been assured by Ewan McGregor and others began with Jimmy Smits repeating his function as Bail Organa, the adoptive dad of Princess Leia. Nevertheless, regardless of providing some significant plot points, the surprise death of the Grand Inquisitor and the very first look of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, director Deborah Chow has actually assured that there will be more cameos to come thanks to the positioning of the series in the Star Wars timeline.
Obi-Wan Kenobi happens 10 years after the occasions of Vengeance of the Sith, indicating that there is lots of scope to see characters from the prequels going back to the franchise, such as Smits and Joel Edgerton, who plays Uncle Owen as he carried out in the 3 prequel movies. Obviously there are a host of brand-new characters too, consisting of Third Sibling Reva, played by Moses Ingram, however with shows like Obi-Wan Kenobi fans are constantly trying to find the next cameo look. Chow informed Rotten Tomatoes television:
“I don’t think it would be Star Wars if we didn’t have some Easter eggs, and we didn’t have some cameos. So there definitely are some to come. I think for us, what we do have in the show, it needed to come out of character for us. We didn’t want to just put things in for the sake of it. […] With that said, Obi-Wan Kenobi is a character that has definitely interacted with a lot of people and has done a lot in his life.”
Obi-Wan Kenobi Has Delivered Numerous Easter Eggs Up Until Now
In addition to bigger functions that have actually seen previous actors repeating their functions, there have actually likewise been some short lived Easter egg looks in the very first 2 episodes. Temuera Morrison looks like a 501st clone battalion veteran who is pleading for cash on the streets of Daiyu, while C-3PO and R2-D2 have actually made short looks in the royal event on Alderaan. Nevertheless, we are just 2 episodes in which suggests there is lots of time for more surprises to come, as Chow has actually recommended.
Obviously, the biggest talking point of the very first 2 episodes was the unveiling of Hayden Christensen’s short however definitely unforgettable go back to the function of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. From the minute it was revealed that Christensen would be returning along with Ewan McGregor for the series, it has actually been a considered that the whole season is going to be one long tease for a climactic rematch in between the previous coach and trainee.
While there is a great deal of anticipation to see the Jedi and the Sith Lord concern blows once again, there is still a great deal of storytelling to be done. Despite the fact that the Star Wars TELEVISION shows have actually provided a great deal of Easter eggs and surprise cameos over the last number of years, there is constantly a tale to be informed which needs to be the focus of any series, otherwise it is most likely to be up to the dark side of the streaming charts.
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