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In the first trailer for » Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi » only his distinctive breathing can be heard, while the actual dirty work is done by the so-called Inquisitors (played by Rupert Friend and Moses Ingram ). But it has long been known that Darth Vader himself will also play an important role in the «Obi-Wan» series — and with a first picture, the return of the Sith Lord is now official:
Like the first images from Obi-Wan Kenobi before the trailer, this first image of Vader also comes to us via Entertainment Weekly , where there are also, as usual, some bits of information to be found.
Darth Vader without a mask?
Hayden Christensen , who will reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader after his appearances in «Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones» and «Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith», was asked, for example, whether the famous Sith will be seen without his even more famous mask.
According to EW , the answer was a mischievous grin and a non-binding statement: «I wish I could tell you that. I’m sworn to secrecy,» Christensen said.
A «very powerful» Vader
At least the actor let it be known that we will see a Darth Vader at the peak of his powers in «Obi-Wan: Kenobi» — perhaps comparable to the extremely impressive Vader performance in » Rogue One: A Star Wars Story «. «We will see a very powerful Vader,» promised Christensen anyway.
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