Is Hayden Christensen Going to Be in Another Star Wars Movie?

There has been much speculation about whether Hayden Christensen will be returning to the Star Wars franchise. Christensen famously played Anakin Skywalker, who later becomes Darth Vader, in the prequel trilogy. Fans have been curious to know if they will get to see him reprise his role in any upcoming Star Wars movies or shows.

What we know so far:

  • During the Disney Investor Day presentation in December 2020, it was announced that Hayden Christensen would be returning to the Star Wars universe as Darth Vader in the upcoming Disney+ series, “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”
  • The show will take place 10 years after the events of “Revenge of the Sith,” with Ewan McGregor returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Why this is significant:

Hayden Christensen’s portrayal of Anakin Skywalker was met with mixed reviews, but many fans are excited to see him return as Darth Vader. The character is one of the most iconic and beloved villains in movie history, and seeing him on screen once again is sure to be a thrill for fans.

Christensen himself has expressed excitement about returning to the role. In a statement released by Lucasfilm, he said: “I’m excited about the opportunity to portray a character with such a complex relationship with his master and an intriguing journey for fans to follow.”

What we can expect from “Obi-Wan Kenobi”:

Details about the plot of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” are being kept under wraps, but we do know that it will feature some familiar faces along with some new ones. In addition to McGregor and Christensen, the cast includes Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Joel Edgerton, and Bonnie Piesse.

The show is being developed by writer Joby Harold, director Deborah Chow, and executive producer Kathleen Kennedy. Chow previously directed episodes of “The Mandalorian,” so fans can expect a similar level of quality and attention to detail in “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”


While we don’t know if Hayden Christensen will be appearing in any other Star Wars movies or shows beyond “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” fans are eagerly anticipating his return as Darth Vader. With a talented cast and crew behind the show, it’s sure to be a thrilling addition to the Star Wars universe.