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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’: Will Liam Neeson appear?

Liam Neeson recently talked about a possible return to ‘Star Wars’ with the ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ series

Qui-Gon (Liam Neeson, left) and Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) battle Sith Lord Darth Maul.
Jedi knights Qui-Gon (Liam Neeson, left) and Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) battle Sith Lord Darth Maul. Neeson just threw some cold water on rumors that he would appear in the upcoming “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Disney+ series.
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“Star Wars” legend Liam Neeson just threw some cold water on rumors that he would appear in the upcoming “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Disney+ series.

Will Liam Neeson appear on ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ series?

Neeson recently had an interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to talk about his new Netflix movie, “The Ice Road.” He was asked about a potential appearance on the upcoming “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Disney+ series.

Neeson said he was not approached to appear on the new show, though, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • “I heard Ewan McGregor was going to do a series,” Neeson said, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “No, I don’t think so. No, I haven’t been approached.”
  • Neeson suggested the show couldn’t afford him — which may have been a joke. Kimmel then hinted that Neeson could be lying about a potential appearance.

Liam Neeson hints at ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ return

In January 2021, Neeson told Collider.com he would return as Qui-Gon Jinn if he was asked to do so. Neeson said he wasn’t aware that fans wanted him to return in the role, though, as I wrote for the Deseret News.

  • “Sure, I’d be up for that, yeah.”