8 November 2012

David Tennant (The Tenth Doctor) will make his Star Wars: The Clone Wars debut this week in “A Test of Strength” airing Saturday 10th November at 9:30am ET/PT on Cartoon Network

Tennant will voice the character Huyang, a droid who greatly impacts the journey of a group of young Jedi, who were just setting out to build their first lightsabers in last week’s episode. The famed actor will continue to appear in the series for the following two episodes, “Bound for Rescue” and “A Necessary Strength.”

“When I heard the Doctor himself, David Tennant, was a fan of Star Wars I knew I had to find a way to get in contact with him to see if he would perform on Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” said Dave Filoni, Supervising Director, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

“The result was ‘Huyang,’ an ancient droid in the service of the Jedi Order, whose sole task in life has been overseeing the construction of lightsabers. I thought David was perfect for the part and he did not disappoint. He delivered a performance which impressed even the Master himself, George Lucas.”

Lucasfilm have kindly given DWO permission to add the clip to the DWO YouTube Channel, which you can watch below: 

+  A Test Of Strength airs on Saturday 10th November at 9:30am ET/PT on Cartoon Network.

[Source: Lucasfilm]

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