Video: We may be beating a dead horse by this point, but Obi-Wan Kenobi fighting Darth Maul in this year’s Star Wars Rebels was absolutely perfect. It’s so perfect, in fact, it makes me question the entire idea of a solo Obi-Wan movie which, of course, is now in development.
Case in point: This new video from the Star Wars Rebels season three Blu-ray, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. It shows how producer and writer Dave Filoni not only used film history to create the battle, but also how the battle was almost an evolution of Obi-Wan in three different poses. There’s so much going on here it’s crazy.
We exclusively spoke to Filoni about this scene earlier this year and you can read that below. There’s a lot of additional info in the interview.
The Star Wars canon changed forever Saturday night with the latest episode of Star Wars Rebels, 'Twin Suns'. It was a massive episode in terms of character, Star Wars history, and precedent. So we simply had to talk to Dave Filoni, the executive producer of Rebels, to get the scoop on the Obi-Wan Kenobi/Darth Maul rematch... and that very surprising cameo.Read more