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James Earl Jones Retires His Voice Over Role For Darth Vader

James Earl Jones whose voice has became known as a very unique one in Hollywood, is retiring from his iconic role in the Star Wars franchise. He has voiced Star Wars character, Darth Vader for nearly 40 years, carrying on into the latest series Obi Wan Kenobi on Disney+.

Speaking with Vanity Fair, he had officially signed over his rights for the voice, allowing filmmakers to be able to use the voice using AI technology. Upon stepping away, Jones wishes for the character to live on.

“He had mentioned he was looking into winding down this particular character, So how do we move forward?” Matthew Wood of Lucasfilm says.

James Earl Jones has aquired a EGOT and received an honorary Academy Award in 2011 for Best Actor in The Great White Hope in 1970. Jones made his Star Wars debut as Vader in 1977 film.

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