Liam Neeson returns to Star Wars!

I remember lining up all day in Tampa to see the Phantom Menace on opening day.  The conditions at the theater were terrible: Broken AC, blurry lens, and a terrible crowd.  I ended up leaving the theater feeling a bit drained, like someone had siphoned the “force” right out of me.  The movie wasn’t what I was expecting, but there was one thing I loved about the phantom menace and that was Liam Neeson’s portrayal of Qui-Gon Jin.

Always speaking in riddles.

 So when I heard the news that he would be returning to the iconic character on the small screen this season on The Clone Wars, I did a dance of joy.

Here is what we know so far

  • He will return in “ghost Jedi” form and will probably have advice for Obi Wan.
  • The voice cast probably stained their pants when they learned Liam Neeson would be joining them/
  • You can hear him on Jan. 28th and again on Feb. 11th

So why would such a high profile actor head to the Cartoon Network?  Simple, he loves Star Wars.

“These characters resonate…even after all these years.” said Neelson. “Growing up, my heroes were cowboys; they were strong and mysterious, and it seemed like they always rode off into the sunset. For kids today, Star Wars has that same kind of magic. I really wanted to be a part of that

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