While the actor made a brief vocal appearance as Anakin in the 2019 sequel The Rise of Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi This is the first time Hayden has officially returned to character in over 17 years.
And with that came exciting new discoveries, like the joy of watching people on set react to seeing Darth Vader in real life.
“You kind of see the change in their demeanor, you know? People who are generally very confident are getting a little bit more shy and timid,” he joked. “This is very fun.”
He added, “It’s an amazing costume to put on. It’s an honor to be able to wear it.”
While the actor has remained tight-lipped about what exactly happened in the Disney+ series finale, which came to a dramatic end on June 22Hayden revealed that there was one scene that was fun to film with her longtime co-star Ewan McGregor.
“There is a very emotional confrontation between Obi-Wan and Vader, it was a real privilege to be able to film with Ewan,” he said. “I like the man in pieces.”
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