American actress Moses Ingram has stated studying to make use of a lightsaber was a “totally different beast”, whereas filming for the brand new Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series.
Ingram performs the Third Sister, referred to as Reva, within the upcoming Disney+ sequence, which follows the Jedi Grasp as he contends with the results of Anakin Skywalker’s corruption to grow to be Sith Lord Darth Vader.
Talking forward of the sequence launch, Ingram stated: “There are so many muscles in your hand that you never use until you go to use a lightsaber.”
The brand new Star Wars spin-off sequence begins 10 years after the occasions of the 2005 movie Star Wars: Revenge Of The Sith through which Obi-Wan Kenobi, performed by Ewan McGregor, confronted the downfall and corruption of his finest pal and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker.
Ingram added: “Attending to study to make use of a lightsaber was a very completely different beast, but in addition very enjoyable.
“Once you get it you feel real good, once you finally get it.”
McGregor might be reprising his position as Kenobi greater than 15 years after he starred within the three Star Wars prequels from 1999 to 2005.
Having additionally been an govt producer for the sequence, the Scottish actor stated: “I think that the fans, from what I can see, really want to have an Obi-Wan story, and so I’m really happy that we’ve managed to give them that.”
He added: “I’m glad that people are up for it, I don’t do social media so I’m not aware of that side of things, but I get the impression that people are excited about it.”
Different stars becoming a member of the forged embody Joel Edgerton, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma and Rupert Buddy.
O’Shea Jackson, Bonnie Piesse, Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie may also characteristic within the sequence.
Ingram additionally revealed she knew little about Star Wars earlier than becoming a member of the Obi-Wan Kenobi forged, however was conscious of the franchise’s cultural influence.
“I was definitely thrilled to join it. I did not know a lot about Star Wars, but I know culturally what Star Wars is, I know Vader, I know Obi-Wan,” she stated.
“I do know much more now clearly than I did firstly, but it surely’s nonetheless tremendous thrilling to hitch one thing that’s been round for years and years and years.
“It’s very cool, it’s iconic.”
The upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi TV sequence is a part of a set of live-action Star Wars exhibits being created for Disney+.
The streaming service introduced in 2020 that it had 10 Star Wars sequence spin-offs deliberate, which incorporates The Mandalorian and The Guide Of Boba Fett, which premiered on the finish of 2021.
Obi-Wan Kenobi might be obtainable on Disney+ from Could 25.