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In Lightsaber Rematch, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen are shown in a Red Dispatch

In Lightsaber Rematch, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen are shown in a Red Dispatch

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader will face off once again in the Disney Plus series Obi - Wan at least, this is the strong implication in a sneak peak of the Lucasfilm production released on the streamer on Nov. 12 based on that sneaky slew of XP on.t. and on newcasting on May 12th, presumably, that drew the production enviable from the movies soundtrack.

Although the preview didn't include any footage from the series, concept art appears to show Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) and Vader (Hayden Christensen) locked in a lightaber battle.

McGregor said in the preview that confrontation was not real, but he noted that it could be quite satisfying to have another swing at each other, a she said.

The moment resolves a lingering question in the Star Wars canon: After Obi-Wans tragic battle with Anakin Skywalker in The Revenge of the Sith, which forced Anakins to wear his iconic black armor and helmet as Darth Vader, did the former brothers-in-arms see each other again before their final battle in The New Hope set 19 years later?

In the preview, I'm not telling Obi-Wan Kenobi, but we couldn't tell the story of Obvi-wan, Deborah says.

Lucasfilm had previously announced that Obi-Wan Kenobi is set 10 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, which Chow says is quite a dark time for one of last Jedi.

It's not safe, says Chow. There are Jedi hunters out there.

In that environment, McGregor says his one task on the desolate planet of Tatooine is to keep the young Luke Skywalker safe while Darth Vader hunts for him.

After the pandemic shutdown ended, production was delayed until spring of 2021 until the late spring.

McGregor seemed to acknowledge the delays in Disney's Disney Plus preview. There're a hunger for this character to return, he said. You know the fans have been waiting long enough to come back.

The early look at the movie Obi-Wan Kenobi, which will premiere in 2022, is part of the larger Disney Plus Day celebration celebrating the streamers two year anniversary.

The show also stars Bonnie Piesse, Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, OShea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie and Maya Erskine.