Hayden Christensen Archives

The following contains minor spoilers. Image: Lucasfilm Ahsoka: A True Welcome Home for Hayden Christensen to Star Wars Much of the narrative concerning Star Wars in the Disney era has been trying to introduce new stories while providing more nuance to the existing ones Such was the case with the Ewan McGregor-starred Obi-Wan Kenobi series that closed the[...]
Ahsoka: Carrie Coon Snarks on De-Aged Anakin Skywalker Comparison
One fan made a comparison of how Hayden Christensen looked in the Ahsoka episodes "Part Four: Fallen Jedi" and "Part Five: Shadow Warrior." Hayden Christensen in Ahsoka Screencapped from YouTube, courtesy of Lucasfilm. "Is anyone talking about how Ashoka used CGI to make Anakin Skywalker look like [Carrie Coon]," the fan wrote, tagging the Gone Girl (2014)[...]
Hayden Christensen Recalls Star Wars Audition Experience
However, the recent series Obi-Wan offered fans a more immersive return of the titular character and a young Darth Vader, with new origin stories to uncover throughout its six-episode run. Having completed his official return to the franchise, actor Hayden Christensen is now explaining how he first joined the cinematic franchise and the recent move to[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Disney+ Releases "A Jedi's Return" BTS Doc Trailer
Lucasfilm released the trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return, a behind-the-scenes look at the Star Wars Disney+ series that features the returns of Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader Both reprised their roles for the first time in live-action since 2005's Revenge of the Sith, which was[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi Part VI Sticks Landing by Playing Safe, Smart: Review
Ben (Ewan McGregor) was supposed to be that positive male role model that Anakin (Hayden Christensen) never got growing up We're told oftentimes they had a deep affection for one another as much as a master-padawan relationship would have Unfortunately, director Deborah Chow didn't add much to that, offering just a few training flashbacks that[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi: McGregor, Christensen & Chow See Season 2 Potential
Speaking with Radio Times, director Deborah Chow and stars Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen commented on that possibility. Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in Lucasfilm's OBI-WAN KENOBI, exclusively on Disney+ © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd & ™ All Rights Reserved. "You know, we always did conceive of this as a limited series," Chow said."So it's not an adventure-of-the-week sort[...]
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi S01E05 Review: The Great Escape Plan
Okay, with that in mind consider this your minor spoilers warning for the limited series' penultimate episode. Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) in Lucasfilm's OBI-WAN KENOBI, exclusively on Disney+ © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd & ™ All Rights Reserved Star Wars Technical Gripe: Hot on the duo's trail is Reva and Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen), with the latter officially promoting[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Hayden Christensen Talks Vader, Sand Speech Memes
One of the biggest surprise returns is one of Hayden Christensen to the Star Wars franchise in the Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Part II" While we only see a few glimpses of him as Anakin Skywalker in Jedi robes as part of Ben's (Ewan McGregor) hallucinations, most are in his current form as[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi E04 Review: Inquisitor Reva- Smartest Star Wars Villain
All Rights Reserved. In "Part IV," we find Ben recovering from his serious ass-kicking at the hands of his former padawan, the former Anakin Skywalker now Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) Tala and her droid manage to pull him to safety and place him in a medical bacta tank to help heal his burned shoulders As he[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi Part III Review: McGregor is Becoming Space Logan
This is your minor spoilers warning. Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) in Lucasfilm's OBI-WAN KENOBI, exclusively on Disney+ © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd & ™ All Rights Reserved. As Obi-Wan and Leia try to find their way off the planet having narrowly escaped the clutches of Leia's captors and inquisitors, the duo is still trying to evade imperial forces[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Hayden Christensen on Darth Vader Movement Training
It was over 15 years since Hayden Christensen donned the Darth Vader suit from 2005's Revenge of the Sith entering the upcoming Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+ To anyone who thinks it would be some easy transition, keep in mind the original trilogy actor in the suit in 1977's A New Hope, David[...]
Vanity Fair spoke with stars McGregor, Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader), and Moses Ingram (Inquisitor Reva) LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 12: (L to R) Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram and Ewan McGregor attend the photocall for the new Disney+ limited series "Obi Wan Kenobi" at the Corinthia Hotel on May 12, 2022, in London, England Obi-Wan Kenobi[...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Hayden Christensen Reflects Attack of the Clones at 20
It almost seemed like a lifetime ago since Hayden Christensen landed a role of a lifetime as the galaxy's greatest tragic figure in Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise making his franchise debut in 2002's Attack of the Clones Not even a decade into his career, the actor was on the rise in TV[...]
With Lucasfilm & Disney+'s Ewan McGregor & Hayden Christensen-starring "Star Wars" spinoff series Obi-Wan Kenobi ready to let The Force flow beginning Friday, May 27, with the first two episodes, fans have been wondering when they will get their first glimpse at that moment You know, that moment when Obi-Wan (McGregor) & Anakin Skywalker aka Darth[...]
With time, the sometimes over-critical reception of the trilogy has softened, with many coming to appreciate it now that the Star Wars universe is thriving across the board in ways people hadn't thought was possible (especially after the mixed release of the modern trilogy). As Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen prepare to step back into their iconic[...]
Star Wars: Obi Wan Kenobi Casts Hayden Christensen; Andor Preview
So the last time we checked in with how things were going with Disney+'s Ewan McGregor & Hayden Christensen-starring "Star Wars" spinoff series Obi-Wan Kenobi, Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy shared what it was like seeing the two actors reunite after so long Now, we're getting a casting update from none other than Maya Erskine (Pen15), courtesy[...]
The Mandalorian S02: Rosario Dawson's Ahsoka Tano Debuts (SPOILERS)
So it looks like Hayden Christensen will be "skywalking" around Lucasfilm and Disney+'s streaming "Star Wars" universe for more than just Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the actor is also set to join Rosario Dawson in the live-action series Ahsoka With Dave Filoni writing and executive producing with Jon Favreau, the[...]
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Joining McGregor is Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie Deadline Hollywood lists the series as taking place "10 years after Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his[...]
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On Monday, fans learned who would be joining McGregor and a returning Hayden Christensen on the series- with Deadline Hollywood reporting exclusively that Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, For Life) has joined the projects Expected to take place between "Revenge of the Sith" and "A New Hope," little else is known about the series- including details[...]
Hayden Christensen will also reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker, the franchise's future Darth Vader In April, Joby Harold (Army of the Dead) was tapped to replace Hossein Amini (Drive) after reports surfaced that Lucasfilm president and Obi-Wan producer Kathleen Kennedy was dissatisfied with Amini's scripts Allegedly, Kennedy was concerned that having the lead character serve as[...]
The Mandalorian: Ashley Eckstein congratulates Rosario Dawson on bringing Ahsoka Tano to life (Images: TWDC)
And it happened to be that summer when Hayden Christensen was in—we had the same class." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NgPKSzR0LUVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: George Lucas and Dave Filoni Talk The Clone Wars, Plus Anthony Daniels Stops By! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NgPKSzR0LU) Christensen played Anakin Skywalker in the Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005)[...]
Star Wars: Daisy Ridley Struggled Finding Roles After Films
Image courtesy of Lucasfilm The career of Anakin Skywalker actors Jake Lloyd and Hayden Christensen also fell to the wayside since their turn in the franchise Lloyd's career halted from the backlash from The Phantom Menace, and Christensen largely remained to do indie work and smaller productions never getting any career boost from Star Wars compared[...]
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Almost Explained Anakin’s Force Ghost
Wonder no more as Maul voice actor Sam Witwer revealed how during an IGN and CineFix watch party of Return of the Jedi (H/T Cinema Blend). Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, Frank Oz as Yoda, Sir Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi (1983) Image courtesy of Lucasfilm In the original[...]
ACE Comic Con Northeast in Boston Delayed Over Coronavirus
The con was to be attened by such celebrities as Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tessa Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Rupert Grint, and Shameik Moore Refunds are being given for those that purchased autographs, pictures and badges Their full statement can be found below: "ACE Comic Con is an extended family[...]
"Star Wars" Obi-Wan Kenobi is the Professor Snape "Harry Potter" Deserved [OPINION]
Where Anakin (Hayden Christensen, Matt Lanter) makes decisions based on his emotions, Obi-Wan and Padmé both practice a form of kind-hearted pragmatism On the question of ideals versus success, Anakin chooses success while both Obi-Wan and Padmé choose ideals. starwars.comThroughout Star Wars: The Clone Wars, especially the first three seasons, Obi-Wan's respect for Senator Amidala is[...]
Hayden Christensen Heads to Star Wars Celebration Chicago!
He was supposed to be the chosen one, and after a long absence from the galaxy far, far away Hayden Christensen is headed to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago next month! Christensen played young-adult Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels, eventually becoming *gasp* Darth Vader at the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. This means he'll more[...]
Bruce Willis And Hayden Christensen In The First Trailer For 'First Kill'
Hayden Christensen is returning to blockbusters After the Star Wars prequels, the actor largely stuck to independent and smaller productions — but the release of First Kill marks his return to bigger productions, with none other than Bruce Willis at his side Yahoo Movies has the first trailer and poster for the upcoming action movie,[...]
After All These Years, Anakin Skywalker Actor Hayden Christensen Still Not A Fan Of Sand
It was one of the most hated moments from the prequel trilogy, which is saying something, because the prequel trilogy featured a lot of Jar Jar Binks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICSNhMSaVgkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: I don't like sand (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICSNhMSaVgk) During the livestream of Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Hayden Christensen was asked how he feels about sand, to[...]