Liam Neeson Reveals His One Situation For Return To ‘Star Wars’ Universe
Qui-Gon Jinn actor Liam Neeson has spoken about returning to Star Wars and what it will take to get him again in these Jedi robes.
Liam Neeson beforehand appeared within the position of Qui-Gon in 1999’s Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, which launched the character as Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi Grasp and the Jedi who discovered Anakin Skywalker. Whereas Qui-Gon didn’t survive the occasions of The Phantom Menace, being slain by Darth Maul and leaving Obi-Wan the duty of coaching Anakin, his identify would crop up once more in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the place it was revealed that Yoda had communed with Qui-Gon’s spirit and learnt from him the key to attaining immortality within the Power. Initially, Revenge of the Sith included a scene by which Qui-Gon’s voice could be heard by Yoda, however the scene was lower earlier than it was accomplished and Neeson by no means returned to report his dialogue for it.
With the brand new Star Wars collection Obi-Wan Kenobi as a result of hit Disney Plus subsequent month, many followers are hoping to see Qui-Gon return as a Power ghost. Revenge of the Sith noticed Yoda saying he would train Obi-Wan learn how to commune together with his outdated grasp whereas in exile on Tatooine. It will make sense, then, to see Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan reunited with Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon within the new collection. Nonetheless, in a current interview with ComicBook.com, Neeson appeared to disclaim he would return to the position for a streaming collection, suggesting he would solely come again for a film. When requested about making one other look as Qui-Gon Jinn, Neeson stated:
“Oh, I believe so, yeah, yeah, yeah, I believe so … if it was a movie. Yeah, I’m a little bit of a snob in relation to TV, I need to admit, I identical to the large display screen, you recognize? … Qui-Gon, I can’t imagine it’s 24 years since we made [Star Wars:] The Phantom Menace, I simply can not imagine the place the time has gone. It was a terrific expertise, capturing that movie in London.”
Whereas Neeson seems to solid doubt on the possibilities of him reappearing within the position of Qui-Gon in Obi-Wan Kenobi, it needs to be famous he beforehand returned to the franchise twice to voice Qui-Gon within the animated collection, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Possibly he actually is completed with small-screen appearances for a franchise he joined so way back, or possibly Neeson is just making an attempt to throw followers off the scent.
Right here is the synopsis for the upcoming Star Wars collection:
In the course of the reign of the Galactic Empire, former Jedi Grasp Obi-Wan Kenobi embarks on a vital mission. Kenobi should confront allies turned enemies and face the wrath of the Empire.”
Directed by Deborah Chow from Joby Harold’s scripts, the collection stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Buddy, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. The collection will even see the return of legendary Star Wars composer John Williams, who scored a theme.
Obi-Wan Kenobi will hit Disney Plus on Might 27, 2022. Keep tuned for all the most recent information on the upcoming collection, and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for extra unique video content material.