Earlier right now we spoke to Obi-Wan Kenobi director Deborah Chow. Now, in the trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi we see a droid who appears to be like an terrible lot like 4-LOM from The Empire Strikes Again. (He’s one of many bounty hunters Darth Vader assembles to hunt for the Millennium Falcon. Boba Fett ultimately completes this job.) Within the trailer, we see this droid capturing at Obi-Wan. I point out this scene from the trailer to Chow, then right myself as a result of to today I don’t know if it’s pronounced 4 Lom or 4 El Oh Em.
Chow says, “It’s actually Four Lom.” However then continues, “But that’s not actually 4-LOM though, it is actually a different droid named One Jack. Everyone thinks it’s 4-LOM.” (Poor 4-LOM. Within the Eighties his motion determine mistakenly stated Zuckuss, so everybody referred to as him Zuckuss for 20 years. Now this.)
I then level out that our new Star Wars character One Jack positive appears to be like like 4-LOM and Chow responds, “It’s similar.” After which factors out I’m the primary particular person to convey up 4-LOM on this press tour. (For anybody who is aware of me personally, this may in all probability not shock you that I introduced up 4-LOM.) This feels just like IG-11 in The Mandalorian who everybody thought (together with me) was IG-88.
So I requested what’s One Jack’s deal? (I don’t understand how One Jack is spelled, so it might be 1-Jack?) Is he additionally a bounty hunter, like 4-LOM? Chow gained’t go fairly this far with info, “For that you’re going to have to wait and see.” I do point out that he appears to be like like unhealthy information, Chow laughs, “They usually are.”
Anyway, sure, we are going to study extra about Obi-Wan Kenobi and our new buddy One Jack (1-Jack?) when the sequence premieres next week on May 27. We may even have extra from Deborah Chow subsequent week as properly.
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