Favorite on Broadway James Earl Jones he returned to star Wars The universe to voice Darth Vader in Disney + Obi-Wan Kenobi series. He made his first appearance in Episode 3 at Hulu’s conference with Riva, the detective (Moses Ingram).
The Disney+ series is set a decade later from 2005 Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. The exhibition also marks a comeback Ewan McGregor In the titular role, the actor Hayden Christensen He physically plays Darth Vader. The last two collaborated for star Wars Previous trilogy with Christensen playing Anakin Skywalker before his transformation into Sith Lord. Jones’ joining the ranks of Obi-Wan Kenobi adds even more illustrious actors.
The 91-year-old has been voicing Lord Vader since 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hopewhile continuing Empire strikesAnd the Return of the Jediuntil recently like the sequel trilogy Heavenly Rise. Series director Deborah Chow previously said TVLine“Re Vader [is] You obviously don’t want to do it lightly, and you don’t want to do it just to do it.” In more detail about how Anakin and Vader’s presence adds so organically to Obi-Wan’s story and history, she said, “When we really started looking at Obi-Wan’s life, Wan and say, ‘Who is important in his life? What influenced him in the past? A lot of that goes back to Anakin.’
With his return, Jones joins the Classic League star Wars Actors like Mark Hamill who recently returned to the silver screen as Luke Skywalker The Mandalorian. Along with voicing Vader, Jones had an illustrious career on Broadway. Received a Tony Award for Great White Hope And the fences. In 2017, he received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. His last appearance on Broadway was in a revival DL Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, jinn game with Cecily Tyson.
Along with McGregor, Jones, Ingram, and Christensen Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast includes Robert is a friend As the investigator, Joel Edgerton turn repetition Owen LarsAnd the Indira Pharma like Tia, Camille Nanjiani like need Vivian Lyra Blair Like Leia Organa, Bonnie Bessie Like Peru Lars, Grant Philly Like Luke Skywalker, Marisi Alvarez such as Nyche and Rhea Kelstedt like La.
Obi Wan KyunbiEpisode 4 is set to air on Wednesday, June 8. You can read the series summary below.
The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith as Kenobi faces his greatest defeat: the fall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, turned villain Sith Lord Darth Vader.
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