Obi-Wan Kenobi star Robert Friend has confirmed that he has not seen Jason Isaacs’ portrayal of The Grand Inquisitor in the Star Wars Rebels animated series.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Robert Friends avoided watching Star Wars Rebels Before you play The Grand Inquisitor in the upcoming Disney+ series.
A friend explained why he didn’t review former voice actor Jason Isaacs portrayal of the character in a recent interview EW. “I really wanted to honor the character as I saw him, and so I almost didn’t see the deliberately animated interpretation,” he said. “me and [director] Deep Chow and [writer] Dave Filoni and all the guys really wanted to do something new that would honor and redeem the character’s soul without making some kind of impression on anyone else’s interpretation.”
A friend previously opened up about the annoyance involved in being turned into a live-action version of The Grand Inquisitor. “It was a very sweaty and sweaty jumpsuit and I made buckets of sweat inside the prostheses that were pouring all over my face at the end of the day and making me look like a very miserable clown,” he recalls.
within star Wars There has been controversy over the decision to disqualify fan favorite baddie Darth Maul Obi-Wan Kenobi. Reports first surfaced in March 2022 that the former Sith Lord’s role was cut during production on the Disney+ series, which were later debunked by Lucasfilm sources. Director Deborah Chow later explained why Darth Vader was a better choice for an antagonist on the show than Maul, saying, “Vader casts such a dark shadow in this that you have Maul too, it might be too much.”
Zhao also recently confirmed that Darth Vader’s version of Obi-Wan Kenobi It will be a little different from how the iconic villain was originally portrayed in 1977 Star Wars: A New Hope. The director attributed it to the venue of the show, which was about nine years before the events of New hope. Star Hayden Christensen, who reprises the role he last played Star Wars: Revenge of the SithHe assured the fans that Obi-Wan Kenobi You will deliver “100 percent fully realized Vader.”
Christensen is expected to compete with co-star Ewan McGregor again in the upcoming series with his first lightsaber duel since then. Revenge of the Sith. McGregor recently recounted the experience of choosing his lightsaber prior to filming 1999 Star Wars: Phantom Menace. “The props owner brought out a big box, looked in my eyes, opened it and picked the Obi-Wan Kenobi lightsaber,” said the Scottish representative. “So that was a moment I will never forget.”
The first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi It arrives at Disney+ on May 27, 2022.
source: Entertainment Weekly