Liam Neeson Says He Won’t Be in ‘Obi-Wan,’ but Kimmel Doesn’t Elevate It (Video)

Liam Neeson says he won’t reprise his role as Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn within the upcoming Disney+ sequence “Obi-Wan Kenobi” with Ewan McGregor — but Jimmy Kimmel isn’t definite he surely believes that.

In an interview with Kimmel on Wednesday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Are living,” Neeson joked that even a fats glean from Disney+ wouldn’t be ample to procure him to signal on.

“I heard Ewan McGregor used to be gonna make a series,” Neeson acknowledged. Kimmel requested if he’d be part of the indicate at all, even for a cameo and Neeson acknowledged, “No, I don’t judge so… I haven’t been approached. They don’t arrive up with the money for.”

Kimmel didn’t judge that, which is radiant, provided that Qui-Gon is a indispensable power (pun supposed) within the life of Obi-Wan (McGregor) as every his mentor and de facto father figure.

“The component is, you’re this form of apt actor, that you just would be succesful to perhaps perhaps with out complications be lying and we’d do now not know,” Kimmel identified.

One person who positively is joining “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is “Pen15” large title and co-creator Maya Erskine, who currently signed on to seem in three episodes.

Properly, we’re bummed Qui-Gon it seems won’t be joining his padawan, but to console ourselves, we’re going to reminisce just a few wholly unrelated field, the total situations people lied about being in motion photos that they later looked in anyway.

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” started manufacturing in April. The indicate will snatch up 10 years after the events of “Giant title Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” where Kenobi notion he killed his most effective friend and apprentice Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) after Ani develop into to the Murky Facet. Christensen and McGregor will every seem within the sequence (Obviously Christensen will play Vader in fats murky armor), joined by Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse who once extra play Owen and Beru Lars.

Assorted actors signed on to positively seem in “Obi-Wan Kenobi” consist of Kumail Nanjiani, Rupert Honest correct friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie and Indira Varma. The sequence is directed by Deborah Chow, who also directed two episodes of one more indicate within the “Giant title Wars” cinematic universe, “The Mandalorian.”

Take a look at up on Neeson’s fats interview above.

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