As Dave Filoni’s go-to-guy for Dark Side characters on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, genre icon Sam Witwer seems an obvious shoo-in for Star Wars: Rebels, Disney’s new animated series currently being developed by Filoni as a bridge between the Prequel Trilogy and the Original Trilogy.
“It’s always possible!” reveals Witwer, speaking exclusively to SciFiNow.
“At this point [Dave Filoni and I] are friends and we catch up a lot, but we talk about Star Wars so much, it was never just a job for anyone who worked on that show.”
Given his past Force-wielding credits, which include the morally ambiguous Starkiller in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, as well as the terrifying Son and fan-favourite Sith apprentice Darth Maul in The Clone Wars, Witwer would be an obvious choice for the show’s much-teased big bad…
“I can tell you right now I’m not playing the Inquisitor,” he asserts.
I’m sure fans would love to see – or at least hear – you again!
“It’s always possible,” laughs the star. “Always possible…”