A NOSTALGIC AND A GLORIOUS TOUCH TO THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE “OBI-WAN KENOBI”
Cinema Writer/Film Critic Efe TEKSOY; wrote the science fiction, adventure and action series “OBI-WAN KENOBI” for America’s Los Angeles based Internet Newspaper @alaturkanews.
THE LEGEND COMES TO LIFE
Long awaited by fans, Obi-Wan Kenobi made a flamboyant coming on the Disney+platform with a massive PR effort and a high-budget ad campaign. Ewan McGregorand Hayden Christensen, the legendary actors of the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, share the lead roles in the series, each episode of which is allocated $ 25 million. In addition, the character of Darth Vader is voiced by Academy Honorary Award-winning master voice actor James Earl Jones. There is another exciting surprise detail that excites the fans of the series. John Williams, known as the greatest symphonic soundtrack composer of the modern era, who composed and directed the classic music of Star Wars, retired from composing the music for Star Wars after the sequel trilogy came to an end. However, after the contact of producer Kathleen Kennedy, one of Steven Spielberg‘s co-producer and the president of LucasFilm, he returned to duty and recorded with the Los Angeles Orchestra under tight security measures and once again his unforgettable musical signature. This Mini-series, focuses on Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and his student, Anakin Skywalker aka Darth Vader, who has turned to the dark side. It also takes place exactly 10 years after the events of the 2005 movie Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.Thus, many question marks that have been going on for years are answered with this series.
TOPIC OF SERIES
Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi, who distanced himself from the power after his past tragedies, lives in exile on the desert planet Tatooine. His former student, as known his padawan Anakin Skywalker, turns into the mighty Sith Lord known as Darth Vader after he turns to the dark side and sends Jedi hunters after Obi-Wan. Jedi master Obi Wan; to protect Luke and Leia, He will once again face the Dark Sith Lord Anakin Skywalker, his former disciple.
Stars; Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Vivien Lyra Blair, Moses Ingram, Sung Kang, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, Rya Kihlstedt, Kumail Nanjiani and Maya Erskine.
–The girl who gives Obi Wan spice in Episode 2 and says “I was somebody’s daughter once too” is Ewan McGregor’s real life daughter Esther McGregor.
-Chronologically, this is set a year after Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
– Ewan McGregor watched The Mandalorian to prepare for the character of Obi-Wan.
–Hayden Christensen was incredibly excited to reprise his role as Darth Vader for the first time in 17 years. He also took things a step further on refreshing himself on the franchise by watching both The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels to see what was done with his character in those shows.
-The Obi-Wan Kenobi production, is the first live-action TV series in the Star Wars franchise to take place between the prequel and the original trilogy.
A NEW HOPE
In addition to the classic Star Wars actors and characters, new names and figures have been included in the series this time. For example, the Inquisitorius, which we see in live-action for the first time, is a group of assassins hired by the Galactic Empire to kill all Jedi masters who survived Order 66. Additionally the series, includes references to the movie Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. And The character Obi-Wan Kenobi uses the radio device Luke and C-3PO‘s used when rescuing Leia. In addition, Kenobi uses the same method of distraction seen in the movie A New Hope. Obi-Wan Kenobi, in the genres of science fiction, action and adventure, on the Disney Plus platform, is a 6-episode mini-series that Star Wars fans will enjoy.