Are you a huge Jar Jar Binks fan?
I see that you have Ahmed Best in here… Tim Sullivan: (Laughs) I did not know. I was looking for an African American actor that would definitely get that we were mocking racist portrayals of ethnic characters in film. If you look at old films from the 30s and 40s, the way that blacks are portrayed is just horrendous. I wanted to find someone with a sense of humor. My casting director said, “I got your guy. Oh, by the way? He is Jar Jar Binks.” I said, “You are kidding me.” He said, “No. And as much as he appreciates what Jar Jar did for his career, he would really like to do something that is completely opposite from it. He would rather be known for this than for Jar Jar.” Ahmed could sing. He has a great sense of humor. He is handsome as hell. I was just thrilled to have him. Of course everyone wanted him to do the Jar Jar voice. And he would not. You can’t get him to do it? Tim Sullivan: Nope. There was one point where these kids came up to him on the set, and he told them he would
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- Will Jar Jar Binks have a large role in Star Wars Episode 2 Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith?
- Will Jar Jar Binks die in Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith?