Don’t anticipate Liam Neeson to reprise his position as Jedi grasp Qui-Gon Jinn in a Star Wars spinoff anytime quickly. Throughout his latest look on Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen, Neeson blasted the franchise’s enlargement technique for “diluting” the model.
“No, I’m not,” Neeson mentioned in response to being requested if he was taken with doing a Disney+ present. “There’s so many spinoffs of Star Wars. It’s diluting it to me, and it’s taken away the thriller and the magic in a bizarre means.”
Although Neeson admitted “it was good” to briefly reunite with Ewan McGregor for the Disney+ spinoff Obi-Wan Kenobi, it in all probability had one thing to do with the simple paycheck. “I had three traces to say, two traces,” he mentioned. “And that was cool. I beloved it. That’s it.”
Watch Neeson’s full feedback about Star Wars under.
Neeson made his Star Wars debut with 1999’s The Phantom Menace, and beforehand had mentioned he was solely taken with choosing up the lightsaber once more if it was for a film. “I’m a little bit of a snob on the subject of TV, I need to admit,” he informed ComicBook.com final yr. “I identical to the large display screen.”
To Neeson’s level, the Star Wars franchise has expanded significantly on Disney+ with exhibits like The Mandalorian, The Ebook of Boba Fett, Andor, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The streamer isn’t completed but, both, with Ahsoka and The Acolyte on the way in which.
As for Neeson, he’s set to star in a brand new Bare Gun movie from The Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer.
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