Hayden Christensen on Clone Wars-era Anakin talking to George Lucas

Ashoka Stars Rosario Dawson and Hayden Christensen sat down for an Emmys For Your Consideration interview in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, reflecting on scenes between Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker in the show’s fifth episode, „Shadow Warrior.”

The episode features a reunion between Anakin and his former Padawan and a flashback to the War Between Worlds, with Ariana Greenblatt appearing as a younger version of Ahsoka. After Christensen appeared Obi-Wan Kenobi In the Darth Vader side of his character in the series, this storyline brought him back as a Jedi.

At the event, creator Dave Filoni mentioned that in the first phone call about the show he was asked if he knew about War Between the Worlds, „I said, 'Yeah, I do.’ Anakin, he goes through a lot in his life, and he’s a very emotional character, but in this, it’s a post-life version of the character, so he’s aware of those things, but he’s not emotional, so we can present a slightly different slant on the character .”

Christensen said he was most excited to „explore Clone Wars-era Anakin” because he „remembered George [Lucas] He told me about Clone Wars when we were getting ready to do it Revenge of the Sith And filling me in on all the backstory—how Anakin fought in the Clone Wars and how he became this great warrior and decorated general. After the anime I thought, 'Wow, that’s really cool, it would be nice to see some of that.’ The Clone Wars „It’s a real privilege to get our feet wet in live-action.”

READ  Labor Day strikes lack empathy, threaten jobs

Dawson echoed that „I’m really looking forward to this episode, working with Hayden” and exploring a different side of Ahsoka. She said she loves playing, „I think she hasn’t allowed herself to experience this lightness for a long time, and this opportunity to be a little more open to the reality of what Anakin was more than. He became.”

„When he challenges her, 'Is that all I am?’ She really can’t help but keep focusing on the darkness. She’s resisted for so long, and it’s clear that she’s very haunted,” Dawson continued, adding, „You can understand how heavy this burden has been for so long.” The star added that the episode explores, „It’s not just dark and light, but everything on the spectrum in between. Actually accepting it and choosing to live it fully is one of the most beautiful lessons.

The conversation, which also featured Filoni, co-star Natasha Liu Portiso, production designer Doug Xiang and music director Kevin Kiner, took time to pay tribute to the show’s late costume designer Shawna Trabczyk and late season one co-star Ray Stevenson. Villain.

„He was as menacing on screen as he was gentle,” Filoni said of the actor. „There’s nothing better than finding all these bad guys gathered on a stage somewhere, listening to their bad boy music, thinking they’re all bad and they’re all good guys. Ray was the king of that whole little group. It’s sad, but I’m glad he was a part of it. So glad he wanted to use that lightsaber, I think he’d be really proud.

READ  BIBI and Becky G go for a drive in the new 'Amigos' music video

Dodaj komentarz

Twój adres e-mail nie zostanie opublikowany. Wymagane pola są oznaczone *