As if there weren’t enough reasons to watch the new universe series starwarsnow a new excuse has just been added to enjoy the long-awaited premiere of Obi-Wan Kenobiwhich premiered on Disney + this Thursday, May 26 at 11:00 p.m. in Ecuador.
In the first two episodes of this installment that portrays the adventures of the renowned Jedi Master, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Fleamade a surprise appearance as a bounty hunter who kidnaps the young Leia Skywalker (Vivien Lyra Blair) from his home on Alderaan.
The musician, whose real name is Michael Peter Balzaryplays the leader of a heterogeneous group, hired by the Third Sister Reva Severand (Moses Ingram). After the kidnapping, Leia’s adoptive father, Bail Organa (Jimmy Smits)asks Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) to go after the kidnappers, but this is exactly what Reva wanted.
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She knew that Bail would ask an old friend for help and that Obi-Wan would be unable to refuse to save the girl. The thing is, Reva doesn’t know who Leia really is. the daughter of Padmé Amidala and Anakin Skywalkeralso know as Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen).
However, Reva’s plan works and Obi-Wan pursues the girl, who is feisty and strong like the adult version of Leia from her predecessor. Carrie Fisher. Then, Obi-Wan falls into the trap and is hit by Flea.who scoffs: “I didn’t know Jedi could bleed.”
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It’s not Flea’s first foray into acting. The 59-year-old rocker has appeared in movies like Queen & Slim, which follows a couple’s first date that takes an unexpected turn when the police ask them to pull over; Y My Own Private Idahoalongside none other than Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix, who in turn later appeared in one of the band’s videos.
Obi-Wan Kenobi streams its new episodes every Wednesday on Disney+.