LAist Interview: Breckin Meyer of 'Robot Chicken' -- 'Star Wars' Special Airs on Sunday Night
Fans of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken" have been eagerly anticipating this Sunday's premiere of "Star Wars: Episode II" at 11:30pm. Known as "TV for those with ADD", this brainchild of Seth Green and Matthew Senreich broadcast the first "Star Wars" special in June of 2007. This time they've recruited Billy Dee Williams, Carrie Fisher, Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks), Conan O'Brien, and many more to provide voices for the myriad of characters.
The series, now in the midst of its 4th season, also recently released "Robot Chicken: Season Three", which features several instant classics, such as: a "24" spoof featuring Dracula, "The Shield"'s Vic Mackey (voiced by Michael Chiklis), and a 100% chicken version of "Law & Order".
LAist miraculously scored an interview with series writer and longtime provider of many voices in the show, Breckin Meyer. Meyer was headed to Northern California to screen the special for Lucasfilm employees, including George Lucas.
As stated previously, Meyer does a lot of voices on the show, but the killer role, the key one, is his voicing of the ultra-cool Boba Fett. Meyer has every kid's dream job, hands down.