What did fans of the Star Wars universe think of the first two episodes of the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series, now available exclusively on the Disney+ platform?
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After seventeen years of waiting, Obi-Wan Kenobi is making a comeback in the Star Wars universe. The Jedi Knight embodied by Ewan McGregor, his interpreter in the prelogy, is indeed the hero of a brand new Disney+ series, the first two episodes of which are now available on the SVOD platform!
Set between the action of Episode III and Episode IV, this narrative bridge between the two original trilogies sees Kenobi living a hermit’s life on Tatooine, playing the role of secret guardian to Luke Skywalker, the son of his former padawan Anakin. Relentlessly hunted by Inquisitors, the Jedi will nevertheless have to face his past, when an old friend contacts him to ask for help…
Among the first surprises of the series, the presence in a role of great importance of Princess Leia Organa, aged ten. Already mischievous and stubborn, the future leader of the rebellion is captured by order of the Third Sister, in order to lay a trap for Kenobi. This rescue operation, which prefigures that of Episode IV, marks the starting point of the story, and will notably allow the Jedi to learn that his former padawan is not dead, but now responds to the name of Darth Vader…
Eagerly awaited by many fans, has the series kept all its promises? What did internet users think of Ewan McGregor’s big comeback as Obi-Wan Kenobi? Here is an anthology of reactions posted on social networks!
A few fans, however, gave more mixed reviews:
The next episodes of the Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series can be found every Wednesday exclusively on Disney+!