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Liam Neeson To Reprise Role As Qui-Gon Jinn In New ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Series ‘Tales Of The Jedi’

Turns out that the force was not only strong enough to bring Ewan McGregor back to the Star Wars franchise; Liam Neeson is also returning.

Announced Saturday during Lucasfilm’s annual Star Wars Celebration, the Academy Award-nominated actor will reprise his role as Qui-Gon Jinn in a brand new spin-off series titled Tales of the Jedi. The spin-off will be both animated an anthology, with each episode reportedly following a different Jedi from the prequel era.

It’s believed that Jinn’s arc in the series will revolve around his time as a Padawan under Count Dooku.

Additionally, one of Neeson’s will play a younger version of the master Jedi. A younger version of Dooku will also appear.

While the series’ announcement comes as a major surprise, what fans may find even more exciting is that the series will debut on Disney+ this fall!

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details soon.