Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Star Wars villain Darth Vader (Anakin Skywalker),

The Hollywood Reporter

writes

.


The Canadian actor, who played the role in the second trilogy, has now been added to the cast of the Disney+ series

Ahsoka

.

It is likely that Christensen will be seen in the series in retrospect.

Ahsoka

takes place five years after the sixth Star Wars film

Return of the Jedi

(1983), the part in which Darth Vader dies.

Christensen played a young Anakin Skywalker, who later becomes Darth Vader, in the second trilogy.

The actor was seen in

The Phantom Menace

(1999),

Attack of the Clones

(2002) and

Revenge of the Sith

(2005).

The series

Ahsoka

is about Rosario Dawson's eponymous character in the series

The Mandalorian

.

Dawson reprises the role.

Shooting should start next year.

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