Hayden Christensen describes his “surreal” return to Star Wars

Hayden Christensen makes a return to the dark side.

The actor, who last played Darth Vader in 2005 Revenge of the Sithis back as the legendary villain in the upcoming Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobinext Ewan McGregor

For Hayden, the process was filled with all sorts of emotions.

“The whole experience was very surreal,” he said Weekly entertainment† “It’s just the nature of coming back after all this time. It’s such a unique opportunity – one that both Ewan and I were very grateful for.”

But it wasn’t just Hayden who felt the nostalgic rush.

“One of the things I loved about working on Star Wars projects is just that shared excitement,” he said. “Everyone is really excited to be there. You feel that energy, and that’s very special.”

Hayden first appeared in 2002 Attack of the Clones and while the prequel movies weren’t everyone’s cup of tea, Hayden felt right at home picking up the mantle again.

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