Actor Samuel L. Jackson is as soon as once more letting the world know he’s desperate to reprise his position of Mace Windu, who positively died in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Throughout a latest stay taping of the Joyful Unhappy Confused podcast, Jackson argued for the character’s return.
Within the 2005 movie, Windu battled Emperor Palpatine for a quick second of flashy swordplay in Revenge of the Sith earlier than getting his proper hand chopped off after which being electro-blasted out of a window. A fall from such nice heights would kill any regular human, however as Jackson lately mentioned, the character remains to be alive “someplace.”
“That is the identical manner I take into consideration [my character Ray] from Jurassic Park,” mentioned Jackson. “He is someplace driving round on a velociraptor with one arm… There’s an enormous historical past of individuals with one hand returning in Star Wars.”
It needs to be famous that Jackson has made this argument up to now. Throughout a 2019 look on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, Jackson laid this identical logic out earlier than. The one distinction is, now, there’s a a lot wider Star Wars franchise out there for the character to seem in–even if it is elsewhere within the timeline. On the podcast, Jackson joked that he would gladly learn to wield a lightsaber along with his different hand for a Mandalorian return.
The following franchise spin-off is the Obi-Wan Kenobi collection, which is about to premiere on Disney+ in Could. Mark Hamill–never one to draw back from criticizing Star Wars missteps–recently gave his approval on newcomer youngster actor Grant Feely, who will seem within the collection as a younger Luke Skywalker.