Hayden Christensen Addresses Why Darth Vader Wants to 'Settle the Score' With Obi-Wan Kenobi

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It's almost time for the final episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi and people still can't stop talking about another epic rematch between the Jedi Master and Darth Vader. But why is the Sith Lord so hellbent on getting revenge on Kenobi? Hayden Christensen weighed in on his character's determination to "settle the score" with his former master!

In Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 3, Darth Vader faced off against his old friend at Mapuzo where the Sith Lord used the Force to burn Kenobi. It was a painful yet fitting form of revenge for Vader but it looks like he is still set on continuing to fight Kenobi again in the final episode.

So why is Darth Vader so keen on beating (and possibly killing) Kenobi? Hayden Christensen explained to TVLine that it was something that just needs to be done.

"There's a lot of resentment there. Not only did he lose his best friend and his master, but he also lost all of his limbs, too," Christensen said. "I think he probably has a bit of a grudge over that. There's a strong need to find Obi-Wan and settle the score."

It's not a huge surprise that Darth Vader still hasn't forgiven Kenobi after everything that happened. After all, they didn't exactly part in good terms following the duel on Mustafar that left the former Anakin Skywalker burned to a crisp and missing his limbs. Needless to say, that determination to defeat Kenobi should make for another jaw-dropping duel in the final episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Although Obi-Wan Kenobi is expected to conclude this Wednesday, there are speculations that the series will get a second season despite being a limited series. For now, the renewal has not yet been announced. In the meantime, Episode 6 will premiere on Disney+ on June 22, 2022.


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