Original Saga,  Prequel Trilogy

Ian McDiarmid hopes to play Palpatine again in future Star Wars projects

In an unnoticed September 2021 interview with Metro (dug up today by r/starwarsleaks), Ian McDiarmid was leaving the door open to his return as Palpatine/Darth Sidious in future Star Wars projects:

“I think I have to accept that, thanks to my ungrateful granddaughter, my annihilation was finally final. [But] of course [Darth] Vader is back in the new [Obi-Wan Kenobi] television series so I suppose it’s not impossible that one day his mentor might be discovered once again skulking in the shadows.”

I really hope that he secretly filmed some scenes for Obi-Wan Kenobi with Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader. McDiarmid must be part of this Prequel Trilogy reunion!

One Comment

  • Stefan K

    Fingers crossed that he returns one final time in the Obi-Wan series!
    Apart from that… It is quite fascinating to read what the beloved SW actors normally work on.

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