It’s the End of an Era as James Earl Jones Steps Down as Darth Vader
We’ve got some HUGE news for Star Wars fans. According to various reports coming out of Hollywood, James Earl Jones who has famously voiced the role of Darth Vader for nearly 50 years is officially stepping down from the role.
According to a recent piece in Variety, the actor has signed off on archival voice recordings being used by young filmmakers who now have the ability to use artificial intelligence and speech technology to recreate Darth Vader’s voice.
“He had mentioned he was looking into winding down this particular character,” Matthew Wood, a Lucasfilm veteran of 32 years, told the outlet. “So how do we move forward?”
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