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Star Wars Actor Liam Neeson Loves Phantom Menace Defends Ahmed Best

Star Wars Actor Liam Neeson Loves Phantom Menace, Defends Ahmed Best

While making only vocal cameos in Dave Filoni's The Clone Wars and the live-action The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Neeson had nothing but fond memories of shooting TPM speaking with host Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM channel Radio Andy.[caption id="attachment_982604" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Liam NeesonPhoto by G Holland / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Liam Neeson's Star Wars Memories, Defending The[...]

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge Premieres First 2 Episodes Online

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge Premieres First 2 Episodes Online

In the series, host Ahmed Best aka Master Kelleran Beq (also Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequel films), wise-cracking protocol droid AD-3 (Mary Holland), and astromech LX-R5 guide Padawans through a series of tasks to become Jedi Knights Our first episode includes competitors Drake and Grace (Blue Team), Griffin and Brayden (Orange Team), and[...]

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge Delayed 1 Week for Better Headspace

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge Delayed 1 Week for "Better Headspace"

Reality competition series host Ahmed Best aka Master Kelleran Beq (also Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequel films) took to Instagram to reveal that the series (available on the Star Wars Kids channel on YouTube and StarWarsKids.com) would be pushing back its premiere from June 3 to June 10 Best offered a very[...]


Guardians of the Galaxy Director to Angry Star Wars Fans: Go to Therapy

Guardians of the Galaxy Director to Angry Star Wars Fans: "Go to Therapy"

Gunn's sentiments were in response to comments Gunn received after he tweeted a link to a news story about Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best revealing that he considered suicide after the backlash to Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.More recently, actress Kelly Marie Tran was forced off social media by fan harassment in response to[...]

Jar Jar Binks Actor Considered Suicide After Star Wars Prequel Backlash

Jar Jar Binks Actor Considered Suicide After Star Wars Prequel Backlash

Ahmed Best, who played Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels, took to Twitter to reveal that backlash against the films, and his particularly disliked role, nearly led the actor to commit suicide, even in an era before social media existed.Best tweeted:https://twitter.com/ahmedbest/status/1014222723764162561Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the first Star Wars prequel and the debut[...]

Ahmed Best Protests Racist Erasure Of Jar Jar Binks From CGI History

Ahmed Best Protests Racist Erasure Of Jar Jar Binks From CGI History

Ahmed Best, the actor behind one of the greatest characters in cinematic history, Jar Jar Binks, helped to pioneer the field of motion capture with his bombad performance in critically acclaimed movies such as Star Wars: The Phantom Menace But when Wired and Andy Serkis ignored Binks' achievements in a feature on the history of[...]