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Will Eric make a great Yoda?

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by Muppet Frog, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Muppet Frog

    Muppet Frog Active Member

    Imagine this, if Frank Oz ever retires from Star Wars, do you think Eric will make a perfect Yoda?
  2. DrmaticEmphasis

    DrmaticEmphasis New Member

    Will there be a need to do Yoda?
  3. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    Eric did a mock of Yoda in the movie A Very Merry Muppet Chirstmas Movie. Check it out!
  4. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    I doubt if Lucas would just give the part to Eric. Besides, as was brought out, there's really no need for it. Any productions with Yoda that Frank's likely to be involved in have already been produced. The Clone Wars series and movie don't use Frank's voice, none of the cartoons have. We're likely not going to see Frank's Yoda again anyway, and if he were to turn down the role at some point, it would probably go to whoever's been playing Yoda since the movies... or there would be an open audition.

  5. rexcrk

    rexcrk Active Member

    Yep, and I thought it was very well-done too (and this is coming from someone who likes Star Wars even more than the Muppets :eek: lol). In fact, when Very Merry Muppet Christmas first aired I thought it WAS Frank (or at least I assumed it was, it was before my ears were tuned to find the subtle differences between original performers and re-casts lol).

    Anyway, I don't see why they'd need Eric to be Yoda (though it'd be cool if he was), Tom Kane does a fantastic Yoda voice.

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