Obi-Wan Kenobi, Hayden Christensen: "I held my breath for 2 1/2 minutes in the bacta tub"

Hayden Christensen, in a recent interview, revealed that she held her breath for 2.5 minutes to film the scene in Obi-Wan Kenobi’s bacta tub.

Star Wars has given fans even more reasons to be thrilled with Obi-Wan Kenobi when the news came that Hayden Christensen he would reprise the role of Darth Vader alongside Ewan McGregor and the scene of the bacta tub gave the actor the opportunity to act without the franchise’s iconic villan costume.

Obi-Wan Kenobi: Darth Vader in a scene from the series

During an interview with Cinemblend, Christensen shared some background relating to his performance: “I was in the bacta tub and I was completely immersed in the water, I had to hold my breath for a long time. For some reason I couldn’t breathe through the respirator. ”

When I saw Ewan in the tub it looked like he was actually getting oxygen through his because I could see the bubbles rise to the surface.“continued the actor.”But I had to hold my breath and I really enjoyed it. I mean, the tub scene was kind of a meditation session“.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi: a still photo from the third episode

I enjoyed the whole process which allowed me to finish the bacta tub scene. We knew I had to hold my breath, so I had to work with a diving instructor for a few days. And I think while we were filming, I held my breath for about two and a half minutes, which is not bad at all.“concluded Hayden Christensen.

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