Donald Glover asks Jordan Peele to convince Liam Neeson to appear in Atlanta

    It’s no secret that Donald Glover He likes to highlight rap music and the structure of American society through this culture, apart from his hit song This Is America. But that’s not the only area Glover is interested in. It’s also Lando of star WarsTroy Barnes CommunitySimba the king lionand Earnest Marks from the 6 Primetime Emmy Award-winning comedy-drama series Atlanta.

    There are many memorable scenes and guests AtlantaJourney 41 episodes. One of them is Hollywood star Liam Neeson, who sparked a backlash in a 2019 interview after saying he felt racial retaliation and picked up a gun to shoot a black man. Neeson later apologized for this statement, but this was an opportunity not to be missed for Glover.

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    Neeson appeared on the show as himself and made a cameo at the Cancel Club, the underground bar where abolished Hollywood stars hang out, as a reflection of white actors getting away with it. However, the story of the 70-year-old’s involvement is as interesting as the scene. In a new interview with GQ, Glover said he reached out to director Jordan Peele to impress Neeson, who turned down his offer.

    ’ When I called him out, Liam poured out his heart. He said: I am embarrassed. I don’t know about this. I’m trying to get away from that. And I said, man, I’m telling you, that’s going to be funny! And you’ll actually get a lot of cream out of it because it will show that you’re sorry. ”So, he asked me to let him think about it. Then he emailed me saying, “I don’t think I can do it and I wish you good luck with ‘Atlanta,’ blah blah blah.

    Liam said (after the accident) that he talked to Morgan Freeman, Jordan Peele, Spike Lee, “So I was like… Jordan Peele! I hit Jordan Peele, and I said, ‘Look, man, I had this idea.’ He said he trusted Bey. Tell him it’s a good idea!”

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    Glover said that Jordan Peele liked the idea and was able to convince Liam Neeson to make a cameo in the third season of the show Atlantabut he suspected it was part of a larger prank.

    ”Jordan thought it was funny!” So Jordan spoke to him. Liam replied to me and said he had spoken to Jordan and his son and thought it would be a really good thing. But the funny thing is, I forgot to reply to Jordan. I was so excited for Liam to do this. So Jordan hit up a friend of mine, and he was like, “Am I on a prank show where Donald got me to forgive Liam Neeson?” Was this a joke… Ali? “

    full Atlanta The series is now streaming on Hulu.

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