Sam Witwer, Voice of Maul, Thought Live Action Film Would “Never Happen”

Talking to, Sam Witwer discusses his “shock and disbelief” on learning he’d be voicing Darth Maul in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

“Shock and disbelief,” Witwer shared with of his reaction to learning he’d be voicing Maul. “I have had fans come up to me over the years and they say things like, ‘Hey, do you think Maul will ever be in a movie and you’ll voice him?’ I would just say, ‘That’s adorable. That’s so sweet. No, of course not. That’s never going to happen, but so cute that you think that that would ever happen.’ Or they’d say things like, ‘Do you think they’ll ever make The Clone Wars again?’ I’d be like, ‘Shh, you’re okay. Go to sleep.’ I would have this slightly, I hate to say it but, condescendingthought of, ‘I know how the business works, and the fans don’t, but they have enthusiasm. It’s wonderful that they have this enthusiasm.'”

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