Over the last few days its been all go on the ‘Star Wars’ front, Just days after dropping ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ – which sees Ewan McGregor reprise his role of the titular character – Lucasfilm has announced that Liam Neeson will be returning to voice the character of Qui-Gon Jinn in the new upcoming series ‘Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi.’
Announced during the panel for the new animated series, Neeson returns for only a single episode in the anthology series, which tells stories from across generations of Jedi. Neeson’s son is also set to voice a younger version of Qui-Gon, as part of the series is set to centre around Qui-Gon’s time as a padawan under Count Dooku, the Jedi would eventually sour and become a Sith.
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Neeson first played the character in 1999s’ ‘The Phantom Menace’ which followed Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi as they set out to stop the Trade Federation from invading Naboo. While travelling, they come across a gifted boy, Anakin, and learn that the Sith have returned.
Ahsoka Tano is also said to be a major feature of the new series.
The latest series to join the ranks of the newly created Star Wars series on Disney+ is set to debut later this Autumn.