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Liam Neeson reported as interested in joining the cast of Obi-Wan series

Discussion in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' started by Martoto, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Martoto

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    Part of me is like, "Cool!" And part of me is like, "Well, how discerning has he been about his projects recently, anyway?"
     
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    ....and a third part of me is like "Damnnnnn.....get the de-aging CGI program fired up !!!!"
     
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    Do you think they'd have to de-age? I feel like he could still pull off the Qui-Gon look and it wouldn't be too weird for him to look older as a ghost.
     
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    Yep I think some CGI may be in order....father time is catching up to him.....
     
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    He played it a wee bit older than he is himself in Episode I so I don't see it being necessary myself. Especially if he's a ghost, Harrison. ;)
     
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    Neeson then and now.JPG
     
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    Qui-Gon is one of the best characters.
    --- Double Post Merged, Jan 13, 2021, Original Post Date: Jan 13, 2021 ---
    Just saying
     
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    Nothing has deterred my hope for this show. Everything seems to be falling in place for what needs to be shown.
    As I have often said since day 1, the “must” moments should include:
    1) Kenobi attempting to train Luke
    2) Kenobi’s fallout with Uncle Owen.
    3) Kenobi learning to be a Force Ghost with teaching from Yoda and/or Qui Gon Jinn.

    If this Liam Neeson rumor is true, then #3 on my list will be happening. I am so excited for this show. Apart from Acolyte, this is literally the only thing I have “asked” Lucasfilm for. (Note: I’ve liked a great deal of what we’ve gotten thus far, but I never asked for any of it.)

    I do not think there should be an issue in “de-aging” Neeson. Though he has more prominent facial wrinkles, de-aging tech is easy with a few airbrush strokes (look at Kurt Russell from Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Mace Windu from Captain Marvel.)
     
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    Breaking news: Actor wants high paying job
     
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    And what is he supposed to say? No? For what it's worth, it sounds genuine. Hell, remember he lent his voice for The Clone Wars.
     
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    I would love it if they bring him back for this, even ‘just’ as a voice. A de-aged flashback scene could be great too.
     
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    Hmm... maybe.

    Give him the hair and beard, add in some ghost effects, and I don't think it'd be too far off still.

    Digital de-aging may be in order, but it probably wouldn't take much.
     
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    I really hope this becomes a reality. If it does, then my anticipation for this show has been kicked up another notch. :)
     
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    mostly i agree, but how would kenobi attempt to train luke? this is supposed to take place about half way between episodes 3 and 4 where luke would be 10ish. luke had no idea about the jedi or even the force til ep 4.
     
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