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Boba Fett is about to make his return to a galaxy far, far away in very handsome fashion. Mad Men and Baby Driver star Jon Hamm has been tapped to voice the legendary bounty hunter in a brand new Star Wars story. Hamm is lending his talents for the audiobook version of Star Wars: A Certain Point of View, which includes 40 short stories from the Star Wars universe.
The news was revealed by StarWars.com ahead of the release of Star Wars: A Certain Point of View, which is set to arrive on October 3. An all-star cast was assembled for the audiobook, but easily the most notable is the reveal that Jon Hamm is voicing Boba Fett in a short titled Added Muscle, which was written from Fett's perspective by Paul Dini of Batman: The Animated Series fame. One of the book's producers, Alan Blank, had this to »
In October, Lucasfilm is set to explore the background characters of the galaxy far, far away with the release of Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, which features 40 stories in celebration of Star Wars’ 40th anniversary.
Over on the official site, the voice cast for the audiobook version of the Del Rey anthology has been announced, with former Mad Men star Jon Hamm set to read a story based around the coolest bounty hunter in the galaxy, Boba Fett.
In addition to Hamm, the rest of the voice cast for the audio book includes Jonathan Davis, Ashley Eckstein, Janina Gavankar, Neil Patrick Harris, January Lavoy, Saskia Maarleveld, Carol Monda, Daniel José Older and Marc Thompson.
“Since we have over 40 authors in this collection retelling different moments from Star Wars literary history, we wanted to use the audiobook as an opportunity to work with an all-star cast of narrators, »
- Gary Collinson
Kayti Burt Sep 18, 2017
A new Star Wars anthology will recount the events of a New Hope in 40 different stories, from 40 different points of view.
Jon Hamm (Baby Driver, Mad Men) will be voicing Boba Fett in the audiobook version of From a Certain Point of View, an upcoming Star Wars antholoy aimed at celebrating the 40th anniversary of A New Hope.
According to the official Star Wars website, the Del Rey novel will bring together more than 40 authors for 40 stories that retell iconic moments from Star Wars: A New Hope from different points of view.
"The stories of X-wing pilots, droid-hunting stormtroopers, and more background characters from Star Wars: A New Hope are about to be told," reads the official announcement.
Seems like Lucasfilm really took Rogue One's success to heart...
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