With Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi ready to start, fans have high hopes and big theories about what will take place in the restricted series.
With the release of Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi right around the corner, anticipation for Ewan McGregor’s Jedi return is at an all-time high. The very first 2 episodes of the Star Wars restricted series will be launched Friday, May 27th on Disney+.
The series will happen in between Episodes III & IV and reveal what Obi-Wan depended on years prior to he started to train Luke to be a Jedi. Fans have a variety of theories that they hope become a reality about the program varying from foolproof bets and those on a desire list of what they want to see.
10 Obi-Wan Eliminates Himself From The Force
A significant shot from the Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer was Obi-Wan shooting a blaster at a hidden opponent; probably stormtroopers. Fans would fast to keep in mind throughout Episode III that after Obi-Wan beat General Grievous by shooting a blaster at his heart, he mentioned that blasters were: “so uncivilized”.
This causes the concern regarding why Obi-Wan is utilizing a blaster in the very first place. Fans have actually thought that Obi-Wan has actually cut himself off from the Force in order to keep Darth Vader and the Empire from tracking him down. Otherwise, why would not Obi-Wan simply utilize his lightsaber?
9 Obi-Wan Defeats Vader Again
When it was initially revealed that Obi-Wan would get his own series, fans attention instantly went to whether Darth Vader would appear; sensation that he must. Disney addressed the fans’ calls and revealed that not just would Vader return, however he would be represented by Hayden Christensen; who played Anakin Skywalker in the Prequel Trilogy.
In Episode IV, Vader remarks to Obi-Wan that the last time they satisfied Vader was simply the trainee, now he was a master. Initially, one would presume that he was describing their climactic fight on Mustafar in Episode III. Now it is clear that they will take on when again, and Obi-Wan ought to emerge triumphant when again.
8 Qui-Gon Jinn Returns As Force Ghost
Prior to entering into concealing at the end of Episode III, Yoda informs Obi-Wan that he has training for him; to discover to interact with Force ghosts. Obi-Wan is shocked to learn that he will have the ability to interact with his old master Qui-Gon Jinn; played wonderfully by the terrific Liam Neeson in Episode I.
Fans feel that this cameo is a provided due to the fact that of how strong the bond was in between Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon. Obi-Wan plainly feels remorse over how Qui-Gon was eliminated by Darth Maul, and it is something that he has actually brought with him his entire life. Anticipate to see Neeson when again going back to the world of Star Wars for the series.
7 Other Jedi Beyond Obi-Wan Appear
The trailers have actually revealed that a group called The Inquisitors will appear in the program. The Inquisitors’ function is to pursue any staying Jedi who might have endured Order 66; the order to get rid of the Jedi as seen in Episode III. The group has actually appeared in different Star Wars media and are a force to be considered.
Their addition, led by The Grand Inquisitor, in the program has fans questioning if they will see other Jedi in the series. Will Jedi such as Ahsoka Tano be connecting to Obi-Wan for assistance? Will Obi-Wan even remain concealed from Jedi seeking him out?
6 Leader Cody Is Still At The Empire’s Disposal
Disney shocked a great deal of fans not just when Boba Fett appeared on The Mandalorian, however likewise that he was played by Temuera Morrison, the star who played Jango Fett in the Prequel Trilogy. Morrison likewise played the function of Leader Cody in the Prequel Trilogy, a clone who was provided Order 66 by the Emperor and switched on Obi-Wan.
Leader Cody’s fate is unidentified at the end of the movie, which has fans believing he might be continuing his work along with the Empire. It’s possible that Obi-Wan might cross courses with him when again, and it would be a terrific method to keep Morrison in the story provided his looks in The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.
5 Yoda Is Interacting With Obi-Wan
While Yoda pointed out to Obi-Wan that he would train him to interact with Qui-Gon Jinn, the 2 were not seen together once again up until Episode V when they attempted to avoid Luke from leaving Dagobah to deal with Vader. Will audiences get to see Yoda training Obi-Wan in this series?
Fans do see it as a 50/50 shot; particularly with the surge of appeal in Grogu from The Mandalorian. It is likewise possible that Yoda will just appear vocally, using Obi-Wan assistance in his newly found predicament and in handling Vader.
4 Darth Maul Crosses Courses With Obi-Wan As Soon As Once Again
In the time duration that the series is occurring in, Obi-Wan has unsolved problems with Darth Maul coming from Maul killing Qui-Gon Jinn in Episode I. As Maul was presumed dead after Obi-Wan sliced him in half, it ended up that Maul undoubtedly endured the experience. Obi-Wan had numerous encounters with Maul throughout The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels series too.
While fans would like to see Obi-Wan and Darth Maul cross courses once again in live-action, it appears not likely and need to be placed on more of a wishlist for the series. It is reported that Maul was meant to be in the program prior to it was eventually re-written and had Darth Vader included rather. Possibly a short lived reference of Darth Maul in the series would be enough.
3 Obi-Wan: The Careful Protector
Shots from the trailer exposed that Obi-Wan has actually been keeping a careful eye on Luke Skywalker. Obi-Wan even consults with Owen Lars and states that the kid requires to be trained, just to be rebuffed, with Lars stating: “like you trained his father?“
Fans will have the ability to associate with Obi-Wan watching on Luke, however there is a great deal of hope that this isn’t the centerpiece of the program. Audiences have actually been dealt with to 9 movies worrying the Skywalker household, and it would be great to branch off and focus more on Obi-Wan’s journey beyond supervising Luke.