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Stephen Hawking Auditions New Voices With the Help of Felicity Jones, John Boyega, Lin-Manuel Miranda, More

Stephen Hawking is known for—among other things like being brilliant—having a great sense of humor, so it made perfect sense for him get involved with the UK’s Red Nose Day, a charity event organized by Comic Relief. He’s also known for the computer voice he’s been sporting for decades, but his skit featured Felicity Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Boyega, and more auditioning to take up the role.

Highlights include Anna Kendrick being very much over Liam Neeson’s Taken schtick, Felicity Jones taking a swipe at Eddie Redmayne over Theory of Everything, and John Boyega and Lin-Manuel Miranda being their wonderful selves—and, of course, the big reveal of whose voice Hawking finally chose.

(via Blastr, image via screengrab)

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