Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are developing Robot Chicken: Star Wars, a special for Adult Swim, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The 30-minute stop-motion animation special, directed by Green, spoofs key scenes and favorite characters from the Star Wars universe, including the sci-fi saga's creator, George Lucas. It was done in collaboration with Lucasfilm, and Lucas is on board to voice the animated version of himself.
Additionally, Robot Chicken: Star Wars will feature Mark Hamill as the voice of Luke Skywalker in one sketch and a voice cast that includes Conan O'Brien, Seth MacFarlane, Robert Smigel, Malcolm McDowell, Hulk Hogan, James Van Der Beek, Donald Faison, Abraham Benrubi, Breckin Meyer and Joey Fatone.
The special will premiere at 10 p.m. June 17 on Adult Swim, kicking off a best-of Robot Chicken marathon that will feature Star Wars reruns at the top of every hour.
The Star Wars special was developed with Lucasfilm's approval at every stage. The company also helped with sound files on Chewbacca and R2-D2.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars was created and executive produced by Green and Senreich, who also executive produce, write and direct the series, now in production on its third season.
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