Liam Neeson says he won’t reprise his characteristic as Jedi grasp Qui-Gon Jinn within the upcoming Disney+ assortment “Obi-Wan Kenobi” with Ewan McGregor — however Jimmy Kimmel isn’t obvious he if truth be told believes that.
In an interview with Kimmel on Wednesday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Neeson joked that even a elephantine gain from Disney+ wouldn’t be sufficient to gain him to signal on.
“I heard Ewan McGregor was as soon as gonna comprise a assortment,” Neeson stated. Kimmel asked if he’d be half of the restful in any respect, even for a cameo and Neeson stated, “No, I don’t order so… I haven’t been approached. They don’t present you with the money for.”
Kimmel didn’t order that, which makes sense, provided that Qui-Gon is a predominant force (pun intended) within the life of Obi-Wan (McGregor) as each and every his mentor and de facto father resolve.
“The component is, you’re this form of appropriate actor, you might possibly well also easily be lying and we would wouldn’t be pleased any belief,” Kimmel pointed out.
One individual who with out a doubt is becoming a member of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is “Pen15” star and co-creator Maya Erskine, who right this moment signed on to seem in three episodes.
Nicely, we’re bummed Qui-Gon interestingly won’t be becoming a member of his padawan, however to console ourselves, we’re going to reminisce a pair of truly unrelated area, the full instances americans lied about being in motion pictures that they later appeared in anyway.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” started production in April. The restful will snatch up 10 years after the events of “Monumental title Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” where Kenobi understanding he killed his only friend and apprentice Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) after Ani modified into to the Darkish Aspect. Christensen and McGregor will each and every seem within the assortment (Obviously Christensen will play Vader in paunchy gloomy armor), joined by Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse who as soon as extra play Owen and Beru Lars.
A host of actors signed on to with out a doubt seem in “Obi-Wan Kenobi” comprise Kumail Nanjiani, Rupert Buddy, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie and Indira Varma. The assortment is directed by Deborah Chow, who additionally directed two episodes of but every other restful within the “Monumental title Wars” cinematic universe, “The Mandalorian.”
Take a look at out Neeson’s paunchy interview above.