Random house presents the audiobook edition of dooku. Fans in attendance at star wars celebration chicago headed to coffee with kenobi s podcast stage appearance are in for a real treat. When i was 16 i started as a stand up comedian and i always did voices like marty mcfly and doc. Jan 12, 2016 christopher walken as obiwan kenobi obiwalkenobiby james arnold taylor james arnold taylor. The clone wars where he was also jedi master plo koon. Author john jackson miller has been working on the concept of this book for years. James arnold taylor has sat down to talk the challenges of voicing obiwan kenobi with nerdist in this clip, taylor tells host rob paulsen how voicing the jedi master wasnt as simple as simply doing a great ewan mcgregor impersonation, as he realized mcgregor was himself doing an impression of sir alec guinness in the role. In case you arent aware, taylor is a really nice guy and he voices obiwan kenobi.
Aug 26, 20 james arnold taylor dons the same voice he uses to portray kenobi on the animated series star wars. So, without further ado, the castle welcomes general kenobi for a drink and some clone wars conversation. It includes epic scenes from a new hope, the empire. Kenobi hear james arnold taylor read a great moment. James arnold taylor narrates kenobi excerpt the star wars. Take a visual walk through his career and see 473 images of the characters hes voiced and listen to 91 clips that showcase his performances contact info. Its a fun onversation that digs deep into the character of obiwan kenobi during his early days on tatooine. Sep 02, 2016 this week, we welcome voice actor james arnold taylor to the show. James arnold taylor 473 character images behind the.
With john jackson millers novel being released this week, entertainment weekly has exclusive audio excerpt read by james arnold taylor, the actor who provided the voice for obiwan kenobi on star wars. Rumored reason no obiwan kenobi star wars story movie is in development. May 19th, 2015 1 62 coffee with kenobi special correspondent aaron harris brings us the full audio from week one of star wars weekends. Jan 01, 20 the book, set in the universe of star wars, takes place between the movies revenge of the sith and a new hope and tells the arrival of obiwan kenobi on tatooine with the little luke. Star wars legends audiobook by john jackson miller. Kenobi is a sweeping story thats all star wars, part epic western, part romance, and part highstakes drama. Images of the obiwan kenobi voice actors from the star wars franchise.
Tatooinea harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two. James arnold taylor, the voice of obiwan kenobi, stops by the daily buzz to talk star wars and surprise us with his amazing vocal skills. The voice behind obiwan kenobi, james arnold taylor wgn. This just makes me really want james arnold taylor to do the audio book. Taylor was born and raised in santa barbara, california. To be honest, i was hoping for a full oneman show from james arnold taylor, who voices kenobi on the clone wars, but davis performance is strong enough to stand on its own for the right reasons.
James arnold taylor s versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voiceover. We want to give a huge thanks to our good friend james arnold taylor aka the voice of obiwan kenobi from the clone wars who has been so kind to be a part of our video. The clone wars dropped by jabba the pod to discuss obiwans strength and the new kenobi show. A star wars fan film starring jamie costa as obiwan kenobi and mr.
The clone wars, but things during this period in the galaxy far, far away arent very bright. James arnold taylor born july 22, 1969 is an american voice actor, known for. We catch up with jat and he fills us in with his reaction to the big news, while cracking us up with his many stories and voice impersonations. Christopher walken as obiwan kenobi obiwalkenobiby james. The parade includes star wars special guest celebrities ahmed best jar jar binks peter mayhew chewbacca vanessa marshall hera syndulla star wars rebels, james arnold taylor obiwan. Actor producer writer director sound department miscellaneous crew editor. James arnold taylor talks about the challenges of voicing obi. Listen and read along with an excerpt from star wars. James arnold taylor says he hasnt been asked to voice obi. Aug 26, 20 while the actual audiobook features the dulcet tones of veteran star wars narrator jonathan davis, this excerpt features a man uniquely suited to bring us inside the world of obiwan kenobi. The excerpt is a monologue of obiwan attempting to communicate with quigon jinn through the force.
Obiwan kenobi was a forcesensitive human male and a legendary jedi master and member of the jedi high council during the fall of the republic. His voice is heard all of the world daily, and you would never know its one person. James arnold taylor dons the same voice he uses to portray kenobi on the. Obiwan kenobi voices star wars behind the voice actors. But as tensions escalate between the farmers and a tribe of sand people led by a ruthless war chief, ben finds himself drawn into the. Amy ratcliffe cohost of cwks lattes with leia and writer is the one asking the questions this time. Kenobi by john jackson miller is a new star wars book starring. James is perhaps most well known as the voice of obiwan kenobi on star wars.
Thats based on the fact that taylor replied to a question on his youtube channel asking if hell voice obiwan in the upcoming game by writing. Everyday is a new opportunity to do something that will bring you closer to your dreams. Kenobi by john jackson miller goodreads share book. Meet the stormtroopers from the star wars saga in this little golden book. Dec 24, 2019 kenobi a star wars fan film posted by steve on december 24, 2019 at 11. James arnold taylor s versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voiceover industry. With jat 365 there s no computer or smart phone required to pursue your daily goals and life long dreams. James arnold taylor to join coffee with kenobi on the celebration. Nov 19, 20 james arnold taylorknown to his fans as jat, actor and ambassador of inspiration, james arnold taylor now offers you 365 days of his positivity in this book adapted from the pages of his online social media accounts.
James arnold taylor video game credits and biography mobygames. Jedi lost star wars, by cavan scott, read by orlagh cassidy as asajj ventress, euan morton as dooku, pete bradbury as gretz droom, jonathan davis as quigon jinn, neil hellegers as ramil, sean kenin. But, most of our listeners know him as general obiwan kenobi, yes, please welcome our guest, james arnold taylor. The clone wars in this exclusive audio excerpt as kenobi. James arnold taylor will be joining us live on the celebration podcast stage for a very special. May 20, 2017 by the look of things, actor james arnold taylor wont be voicing obiwan kenobi in eas battlefront ii. The clone wars ghosts of mortis tv episode 2011 james arnold taylor as obiwan kenobi.
The clone wars in this exclusive audio excerpt as kenobi attempts to reach out to the spirit of. James arnold taylor obiwan kenobi star wars interviews. James arnold taylor born july 22, 1969 is an american voice actor. How to create obiwan kenobi s voice talkin toons w rob paulsen duration. James arnold taylor is one of hollywoods most prolific voiceactors today and doubles for many celebrities in film, tv, video games and animation. I did little radio shows with my friends creating sound effects. Jan 23, 2020 posts about james arnold taylor written by borgeditor. Obiwan kenobis voice, comprised of audio of both ewan mcgregor and sir alec guinness. Obiwan kenobi is a main character in the animated microseries star wars. In both series, obiwan is a general in the clone wars, and he and anakin voiced by matt lanter have many adventures fighting the separatists. James arnold taylor to join coffee with kenobi on the celebration podcast stage april 3rd, 2019 0 86 breaking news. See image of james arnold taylor, the voice of obiwan kenobi in star wars. Narrated by star wars audiobook veteran jonathan davis, this book is given an even greater depth thanks to a bona fide performance.
Featuring stunning retro stylized illustrations, this book is perfect for star warsand little golden book fans of all ages. James arnold taylors versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voiceover industry. Known for his wide vocal range spanning characters from the likes of johnny test to obiwan kenobi, and fred flintstone. During the age of the empire, he went by the alias of ben kenobi in order to hide from the regime that drove the jedi to near extinction in the aftermath of the clone wars. Obiwan kenobi himself, james arnold taylor answers our. However, hes also given voice to hundreds of other characters. Not that i wouldnt love to voice him, ive just not been asked so perhaps they are going a different direction. Star wars voice actor james arnold taylor knows obiwan and. Sep 27, 20 james arnold taylor from the clone wars, star wars books editor for del rey erich schoeneweiss, and geek out louds steve glossen gather around the roundtable with jimmy mac to discuss star wars. The clone wars and the franchises video games, and johnny test in the animated series johnny test. To be honest, i was hoping for a full oneman show from james arnold taylor, who voices kenobi on the clone wars, but davis performance is strong enough. His list of credits range from leading roles in major summer blockbuster films, starring roles in the hottest animation on television, a promo.
His voice is heard all of the world daily, and you would. In addition to jats appearance, coffee with kenobi host dan z, cwk. James arnold taylor on the clone wars obiwan and the. Its easy to argue that the very best part of george lucass star wars prequels was darth maul all of his scenes in the phantom menace and especially his duel of the fates with quigon jinn and obiwan kenobi were spectacular, a cut above the rest of the three films, thanks in no small part to the physical prowess and facial. How to create obiwan kenobi s voice talkin toons w rob paulsen. Taylor is currently the host of disneys star wars weekends at walt disney world. The author has written the story as a classical western, also supported by the desert environment in which most of the scenes take place.
James arnold taylor is a voice actor known for voicing obiwan kenobi, ratchet, and tidus. Week one features james arnold taylors interview with tiya sircar, followed by a conversation with amy allen aayla secura and ian mcdiarmid emperor palpatine. Star wars by john jackson miller, paperback barnes. James arnold taylor jedi jat talk part 1 may 4th, 2018 0 86 james arnold taylor has released a new episode of clone wars conversations, but this one is a little different, as he is the interviewee, rather than the other way around. James arnold taylor will be joining us live on the celebration podcast stage for.814 1542 1394 1056 840 1410 1610 938 508 184 1090 254 1474 1456 527 1452 602 1242 707 1428 453 451 464 1229 213 1373 800 259 1430 1166 445