Richard E. Grant briefly discusses his role in Episode IX with Radio Times and tells them he’s not playing Grand Admiral Thrawn.

“I’m not playing the Star Wars character you just mentioned,” Grant tells Radio Times when asked how he’s preparing for the role of Thrawn.

“I’m not allowed to tell you anything. Otherwise I would be fired.

“It’s a complete lockdown on any information whatsoever,” he concluded.

In the interview he also shares that he still has his original Star Wars toys from the 70’s. The latest issue of Radio Times is out now featuring this interview and more.