Robert Pattinson Wants to Play Jar Jar Binks in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The ‘Twilight’ star professes his love for the universally-hated George Lucas creation from ‘Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace’.
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Robert Pattinson Wants to Play Jar Jar Binks in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

Robert Pattinson says he would play Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: Episode VII Now that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 has hit theaters, bringing this lucrative vampire franchise to a close, Robert Pattinson can finally put away the red contacts and vampire glitter. While the actor has a number of projects on his plate, he was recently asked if he would take a role in Star Wars: Episode VII, even if it is the Gungan we almost all love to hate, Jar Jar Binks. The actor gave an intriguing response, as you can see below.

"In Star Wars? Oh, absolutely. In a heartbeat. I actually kind of like Jar Jar. I don't understand what the big deal is about Jar Jar."

Of course, Jar Jar Binks was completely a CGI creation, with Ahmed Best providing the voice in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. Still, since the character didn't die in the prequel trilogy, this may be a golden opportunity to pull those Twi-hards into the theaters for Star Wars: Episode VII.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes to theaters December 18th, 2015.

Sources:IGN

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  • Brizzy • 2 years ago

    You guys do know he was joking right?

    Surely you must?

    ... Right?

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    • Piperhanson • 3 years ago

      Boy oh boy, everything about this post sucks. Worst character (and computer generated none-the-less) who single-handedly destroyed the Star Wars franchise. Now a real life computer generated actor wants to revive this sorry role in a film that will probably be more of a disaster than the 3 prequel movies combined. Well, it will be kind of hard to top that first one. It may well be one of the worst films of all time. I'm still sour over the mess Lucas made of the original films, when he chose to go in and add his little cartoon/puppet bits. This is going to be BAD and this actor in particular is a lame ass.

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      • Hammurabi-Ramirez • 3 years ago

        I would love to see Mr. Pattinson in the Star Wars saga! :D

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        • Roberto-Mata • 3 years ago

          He could play Luke' Son or Han's and Leia's Son, He's a great actor, the Twilight franchise is garbage and Kristen Stewart' s career is over, she can't really act, Snow White would've been great without her..

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          • cupid • 3 years ago

            Good luck.

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            • Michael-Kolesik • 3 years ago

              I agree with Skywise. Pattinson is actually very talented. Twilight was garbage. His career should not be judged on one bad movie franchise.

              But as for Jar Jar? Is this a f*cking joke?

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              • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                Rob's future will be great

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                • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                  kristen profession ended

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                  • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                    It's distressing to Kristen that Rob is attached to five separate movies over the next year. the fallout over her relationship with Rupert hurt her career."

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                    • rudy • 3 years ago

                      HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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                      • instead8909 • 3 years ago

                        I can't see him being Jar, Jar - maybe on of the sons of Han and Leia or a new character.

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                        • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                          @Nader-Mh -- He's a decent actor, but I highly doubt that'll ever happen.

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                          • skywise • 3 years ago

                            I dont care if Pattinson finds his way into a star wars movie. He isnt really a bad actor. Water for Elephents and Cosmopolis were good performances. Jar Jar though? Not gonna happen.

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                            • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                              Oscar in the future

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                              • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                                rop pattinson next movies

                                1_Mission: Blacklist

                                2_Maps to the Stars

                                3_Queen of the Desert

                                4_The Rover

                                5_Hold on to Me

                                6_the band

                                7_Hate Mail

                                8_Unbound Captives

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                                • Nader-Mh • 3 years ago

                                  Rob's future will be great

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                                  • 2movieguys • 3 years ago

                                    ROFL!! LOL!!!

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                                    • ROFLitschristian • 3 years ago

                                      Here's the thing: no.

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                                      • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

                                        @corey I'd rathe he play a villain

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                                        • corey • 3 years ago

                                          @ejk1 I really do think his interest in Jar Jar is a joke. Looking at the quote, it looks like sarcasm. I could see him playing a young Jedi, possibly. But I'm still sinking in his performance from Bel Ami. His strongest performance yet. Got chills from one scene in particular. As for Cosmopolis, he was good, but that movie wasn't my cup of tea.

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