Star Wars Obi-Wan: That’s why Liam Neeson came back as Qui-Gon Jinn

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In the season of Star Wars: Obi Wan Kenobi Not only did Ewan McGregor in his eponymous role and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader celebrate their comeback, other well-known actors were also allowed to be there again in the world of the sci-fi universe. Actors were also among these people Liam Neesonwho again as Qui Gon Jinn stood in front of the camera – even if his appearance was very short. At an event he now spoke about the reasons for his return.

This is how Qui-Gon Jinn came back

“I was in the last episode. [Eigentlich] I’m a TV snob, but I didn’t want anyone else to play the character. Ewan is a friend. We were in Los Angeles on the green screen and Ewan – as Obi-Wan – was on a real camel and my dialogue was only three lines. When we were rehearsing, people started crying. It was wonderful.” – said Liam Neeson at a press conference at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain.

Qui-Gon Jinn in the Star Wars universe

The Hollywood actor was in for the first time Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace seen in the world of Lucasfilm. There are no other films in which Qui-Gon Jinn played a major role. Only Liam Neeson’s voice could be heard again. Once in The Clone Wars and once in Episode 9 – The Rise of Skywalker. For the fans, however, Qui-Gon Jinn is still one of the most popular characters in the game Star Wars universe.

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