Like many of us, Bill Hader has been a huge fan of the Star Wars franchise since he was a kid, so it’s only natural that he wants something to do with the new J.J. Abrams flick. If nothing else, give him a voice gig on the new animated series.
Jimmy Kimmel recently had R. Kelly and Benedict Cumberbatch as guests on the same night. So they decided to put the two stars’ talents together, while at the same time continuing a Star Trek tradition. Promise.
The Teenage Movie Trailer Guy returns with more impressions, including Morgan Freeman and Optimus Prime. A few of them don’t quite hit the mark, but most are spot on. Plus the kid’s just 15; he’ll improve.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s Alan Rickman impression didn’t really hit the mark. But as he showed on the Graham Norton Show, his Chewbacca voice is so good. So good that he drove Harrison Ford to a flashback. Skip to 1:00.
Want to know how to speak like they do in jolly old England? Listen well to drama professor and voice coach David Ley’s tips, which he gamely demonstrates on the fly. His ability to switch accents in a split second is amazing.
When Benedict Cumberbatch dropped by Jimmy Fallon’s show, the two read hip hop and R&B lyrics in the voice of Alan Rickman. Neither of them are particularly good at it, but it was worth it for “Lord Rickman of the Alan.”
Comedian, actress and singer Christina Bianco performs Total Eclipse of the Heart using the voices of 18 different female singers, including Adele, Alanis Morisette and Celine Dion. If only the audience could imitate mimes.
(NSFW: Language) YouTuber Quinton Kappel can imitate the voices of a wide range of characters, whether fictional and real, from John Lennon to Jigglypuff. He falters a bit towards the end but most of them are spot on.
(NSFW: Language) You may already know of Jay Pharoah’s talent for impersonation thanks to one of his standups or SNL. Watch as he unveils a hilarious and spot-on impression of rapper Lil Wayne on the Sway in the Morning radio show.
(NSFW: Language, Offensive Humor) YouTuber RiceBoyLiu raps about racial stereotypes. There’s some seriously harsh stuff in here, so steer clear if you’re easily offended. Also your country stinks. Just kidding.
Maybe Dutch comedian Ronald Goedemondt is right when he says that few people are able to stay cool when scared. Despite a surprisingly good impression, we’re still not sure that Nicolas Cage is one of them.
(NSFW: Language, Crude Humor) We’ve already seen his hilarious Game of Thrones voices, but here impressionist Steve Love regales us with a larger compilation of his diverse and expansive library of pop culture characters.
Voice actress Brizzy performs the Dr. Seuss classic Oh, The Places You’ll Go! in 68 different accents. While some of the variants are pretty subtle, and they’re not 100% accurate, her Jamaican and Vietnamese cracked us up.
A moving rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s classic single, sung in the voices of Kermit the Frog and other Muppets. Brought to you by YouTuber SeÃ¡n Thomas GallobhaÃ – and a bottle of Famous Grouse whiskey.
Hunter Davis is back with his spot-on impression of Sir Ian, this time schooling us on the finer points of the female anatomy with Sir-Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back. Gandalf likes big butts and cannot lie.