Star Wars: Liam Neeson would play Qui-Gon Jinn once more within the Obi-Wan Kenobi present
The Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars TV present will convey again Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker for one more showdown between apprentice and grasp – however one other prequel-era Jedi is probably all for a return.
Actor Liam Neeson, when requested if he’d be all for reprising his position because the Episode I Jedi Grasp Qui-Gon Jinn within the upcoming Disney Plus present, sounded fairly optimistic. “Positive, I would be up for that, yeah,” he advised Collider.
Collider additionally identified to him that followers regularly request Neeson’s return because the character. “I will be trustworthy with you: I have never heard that in any respect,” Neeson replied. Truthfully, that was our response too, in the case of revisiting the prequel trilogy – however fan notion of the prequel movies does appear to be slowly pivoting in the direction of the optimistic, seemingly due to youthful generations who received their first style of Star Wars from Episodes I-III. The prequel-era set The Clone Wars present little doubt helped their popularity, too.
The Disney Plus present is predicted to have begun filming now, so if the plan was to have Qui-Gon flip up once more, it in all probability would’ve occurred already. Nonetheless, Neeson did not appear notably conscious of Star Wars’ very busy future, reportedly asking Collider if “Star Wars [is] beginning to fade away from [the] cinema panorama”.
The subsequent Star Wars film set for cinemas is Rogue Squadron, coming in 2023.
Ought to Qui-Gon return?
Our tackle the Obi-Wan Kenobi present is that it offers Lucasfilm the possibility to salvage the prequels’ popularity somewhat bit – whereas additionally connecting the dots additional between the movies and the animated exhibits. Having Qui-Gon pop up could be a pleasant technique to additional that, and the entire ‘Pressure Ghost’ idea primarily justifies the potential of his return.
Nonetheless, like we are saying, if Neeson hasn’t already been requested, it is in all probability not on the playing cards.