The Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer dropped before these days, and the only point persons on line can say is “Obi-Wan? Extra like [Austin Powers voice] ‘Oh, behave.’” Or, it’s possible more properly, “Hello there.”
Sure, lovers from across the galaxy (or, extra specially, throughout Twitter) are loving Ewan McGregor’s return to Tattooine so that he can spy on tiny baby Luke Skywalker. The sequence picks up pretty a couple yrs soon after the Chroon-Tan B-Equipment midwife droid delivered infant Luke in Revenge Of The Sith. Judging by the trailer, Luke’s very first phrases have to have been, “Now this is podracing,” due to the fact he’s in complete-on Anakin cosplay.
Like all factors Luke, it is captured the creativity of Star Wars fans, who are wowed by the series’ use of de-ageing technological know-how (we’re likely to assume that that is de-aged Mark Hammill actively playing youthful Luke). It’s an remarkable graphic, Kenobi seeing around the youthful Skywalker, and followers are already loving the Peeping Tom variation of
Obi-Wan aged Ben Kenobi.
Of training course, which is not all thrilling supporters. A great deal is likely on in the Obi-Wan trailer and outside it. Deborah Chow, director of some of the best Mandalorian episodes, will helm the series, and Jon Favreau won’t be composing any of it, which is a reduction, seemingly, to some. We suppose that has a little something to do with the Vespas controversy in Guide Of Boba Fett. But that does not make clear why some others are psyched to have Joel Egerton again as Uncle Owen. Star Wars fans are in truth a distinct breed.
Supporters of the Star Wars prequels have no scarcity of factors to get thrilled about. Aside from McGregor and, of system, Egerton, other prequel mainstays are returning for the series, together with John Williams’ “Duel Of The Fates” and “Battle Of The Heroes” and Hayden Christensen’s Darth Vader breath. And they claimed this would be unique from the prequels.
A person attention-grabbing detail that people are pointing out is the handy timing of the trailer’s release. It may well seem to be like a prolonged time back, but it was only Monday that Disney CEO Bob Chapek opted not to contest Florida’s homophobic “Don’t Say Gay” legislation. These types of protest from a huge company, like Disney, a primary financial driver in a little city called Orlando, Florida, may make some waves. But instead, they opted to release a further Star Wars and a picture of Pinocchio from 1941. It’s as if hundreds of thousands of voices abruptly cried out in terror and were being all of a sudden silenced.
Star Wars provides out the weirdest sides in folks, from forgetting about their ethical values to remaining fired up by an visual appeal from Uncle Owen, a guy who [spoiler alert] tried out to avert Luke from going to rebel faculty so that he can farm humidity.
Still, prequel enthusiasts and haters appear to be aligned on a person factor: Ewan McGregor was fairly good as Obi-Wan Kenobi. So will this at last be the home that unites the Star Wars trustworthy, skeptical, and disenchanted and brings stability to the Pressure? In all probability not, but one can hope.
Obi-Wan Kenobi suggests “hello there” to Disney+ on May possibly 22.