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'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Trailer Breakdown: Anakin Finally Returns

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No better way to celebrate the Star Wars day than to over-analyze some new Star Wars content.

Lucasfilm has unveiled a trailer for its limited series 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' on May 4, teasing the story of the Jedi Master that takes place ten years after the events of 'Star Wars Episode III'.

In the new trailer we get to see that Obi-Wan Kenobi chose to hide Luke Skywalker on Tatooine – the home planet of Darth Vader, where, the Jedi Master hopes, the villain will never appear again. However, we can see that Vader's Inquisitors arrive on the planet, potentially leading to a face-off.

Obi-Wan watches young Luke Skywalker – who is presumed to be the last hope of the galaxy – from afar to great discontent of Owen Lars. The latter clearly indicates he doesn't want Obi-Wan to train Luke, reminding the Jedi Master about his greatest failure with Anakin, who ended up turning to the dark side.

This moment was among the most memorable takeaways from the trailer, already prompting debates about whether Owen was right to take a dig at Obi-Wan that way.

Vader's Inquisitors seem to be tirelessly hunting Obi-Wan down, even putting a bounty on his head. At this point in the trailer, we get a glimpse of a very familiar droid, 4-LOM, who we know as one of the galaxy's best bounty hunters, hired by Vader in 'Empire Strikes Back'.

Still, Star Wars fans were hyped the most when they got to see the first look at Hayden Christensen's Darth Vader – who, despite having already been announced, caused waves after he appeared in the trailer.

Shortly after we see Vader's suit being assembled as he apparently jumps in on the hunt for Obi-Wan, the Jedi Master seems to detect Anakin's presence. As we hear the familiar and intimidating sound of Vader's breath, Obi-Wan's face displays a range of emotions when he senses the presence of his student-turned-villain.

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' will start streaming on May 27, exclusively on Disney Plus.

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