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Dream Job: There's a Darth Vader "Movement Specialist" on Set of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

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Every branch just needs its own top-notch specialist.

Being Darth Vader is tight – who if not Hayden Christensen knows that. The actor behind the iconic villain has already revealed that even the costume of Vader itself is "hot and heavy", so at times, he might require some help.

Good thing that there is an actual specialist on set of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' that can help.

"That was something that we spent a lot of time working on. And this suit really just informs the way you move. We had this woman who was like a Vader movement specialist," Christensen revealed to EW in an interview. "And she made sure that we were always in the right ballpark."

Now just where you go to university to become a Darth Vader specialist? The dream job in question went to choreographer Joann Jansen, and her task was to make sure that the crew was "staying true to how Vader moves and how we perceive him, and wanting to keep all that relatively consistent."

According to Christensen, it's quite challenging to move in the suit and make it not look and feel mechanical and forced. However, now that he has had more than 10 years to get used to it (time flies, yes), and with the help of the movement specialist we can be sure that the Darth Vader comeback is going to blow our minds.

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' premieres on May 27, and we'll get to check out Darth Vader's moves ourselves.

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