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Things We Saw Today: Jon Hamm Is Joining the Star Wars Universe as the Voice of Boba Fett!

Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View is a collection of 40 stories, written by 40 authors, from the perspectives of 40 characters from the Star Wars universe. If that doesn’t sound exciting enough—first of all, I don’t understand you. But more importantly, the full cast for the audiobook has just been announced and holy wow is it amazing.

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Jon Hamm is getting the most attention, and we are very excited to hear his Boba Fett! But check out the rest of the cast (including Neil Patrick Harris, Wil Wheaton, The Toast’s Mallory Ortberg, and Star Wars alum Ashley Eckstein).

Via Penguin Random House

I want to frame that, everything about it is so beautiful.

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That’s it on my end! What did you all see out there in your corners of the internet?

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Vivian Kane
Vivian Kane (she/her) is the Senior News Editor at The Mary Sue, where she's been writing about politics and entertainment (and all the ways in which the two overlap) since the dark days of late 2016. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gets to put her MFA to use covering the local theatre scene. She is the co-owner of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt news and culture magazine, alongside her husband, Brock Wilbur, with whom she also shares many cats.

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