Jones, 91, officially reprised his role as the voice of the villainous Darth Vader in the Disney+ episode of “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” Deadline reported. The episode dropped on Wednesday, the website reported.
Hayden Christensen stars as the Darth Vader character in the series, while Jones provides the dialogue, E! Online reported.
Jones first appeared in the episode during a holo-conference with Reva the Inquisitor, played by Moses Ingram, according to the entertainment outlet.
His appearance in the series had not been announced.
Jones originated the Vader voice in the original “Star Wars” film trilogy, Deadline reported. He later lent his voice to “The Rise of Skywalker,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” and in the animated series, “Rebels,’ the entertainment website reported.
“Obi-Wan Kenobi” sees the return of Ewan McGregor as the younger Obi-Wan, according to Deadline. Also starring are Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.
Here are some memorable photos of actor James Earl Jones through the years.
1963: Director Tom Gries looks over the shoulders as actors James Earl Jones and Diana Sands, go over their lines. Jones and Sands, who play the roles of young lovers in "Who Do You Kill," an episode of the television series "East Side-West Side," Sept. 25, 1963. Here, Jones, as Joe, and Sands as Ruth, appear in a scene in a bar in which Ruth works.
1968: James Earl Jones, star of Broadway’s new triumph, "The Great White Hope" photographed in his home in New York City, Oct. 7, 1968.
1969: Broadway stars, from left, James Earl Jones, Julie Harris, Angela Lansbury and Jerry Orbach pose on stage after receiving Tony awards at the 23rd annual Tony Awards ceremony at New York’s Mark Hellinger Theatre on April 20, 1969. Jones won best actor in a play for "The Great White Hope." Harris won best actress in a play for "Forty Carats." Lansbury won best actress in a musical for "Dear World." Orbach won best actor in a play for "Promises, Promises."
1970: Robert Nemiroff, left, and one of his stars, James Earl Jones, converse, Oct. 2, 1970, in a Manhattan rehearsal hall during work on "Les Blancs" due soon on Broadway. The play is the first of a number of works by Nemiroff’s late wife, playwrite Lorraine Hansberry, to be presented since her death in 1964. Nemiroff has been at work sorting two file cabinets of material she left unpublished.
1976: Muhammad Ali does a cheek to cheek goodbye to actor James Earl Jones in a scene in which Jones portrays Malcome X in the movie "The Greatest." The movie, which is being filmed at Miami Beach, Oct. 12, 1976, is based on the life of Muhammad Ali.
1977: Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, chats with actor James Earl Jones backstage at the National Theater in Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1977. Jones is starring at the theater as Paul Robeson.
1980: Former Obie award winners from left: James Earl Jones, Ruby Dee, Nancy Marchand and James Coco, group together June 2, 1980, prior to the Obie award ceremonies in New York City.
1982: James Earl Jones, left, congratulates South African actor Zakes Mokae who holds the Tony he won in New York, Sunday, June 7, 1982, as best supporting actor. Mokae played the black café servant in "Master Harold and the boys." Jones starred in "Othello" which was named the season’s best revival.
1985: Holland Taylor, Lisa Eilbacher and James Earl Jones for the program "Me and Mom," shown Feb. 26, 1985.
1987: Yoko Ono, left, joins actor James Earl Jones backstage at New York’s 46th street theatre, Wednesday, May 14, 1987, after a performance of the Broadway play "Fences." Jones stars in the show.
1987: James Earl Jones, left, gets a hug Mark Hamill backstage after Jones finished a performance in the Broadway hit "Fences" on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1987, in New York.
1990: Veteran actor James Earl Jones is pictured, Jan. 9, 1990.
1991: Actor James Earl Jones holds up his two Emmys for photographers backstage at the 43rd annual Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Sunday, August 25, 1991. Jones won Emmys for best lead actor in a drama series for "Gabriel’s Fire" and for best supporting actor in a miniseries or special for "Heat Wave."
1993: Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays accepts a tributary award from actor James Earl Jones during taping of the "Baseball Relief: An All-Star Comedy Salute" on Saturday, Oct. 3, 1993, in Pasadena, California.
1994: Actor James Earl Jones gets doused with buckets of goo during the opening of Nickelodeon’s seventh annual Kid’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, May 4, 1994, in Los Angeles.
2001: Actor James Earl Jones reads from "Casey at the Bat" for elementary school students of Public School 19 on June 26, 2001, in New York City. Jones took part in "Verizon Reads Day."
2002: Actress Elizabeth Taylor, actor James Earl Jones, first lady Laura Bush, U.S. President George W. Bush, actress Chita Rivera, conductor James Levine and singer Paul Simon pose for a picture after the Kennedy Center Honors of 2002 recipients were honored at the White House on December 8, 2002, in Washington, D.C.
2003: Actor James Earl Jones and his wife, Cici Jones, arrive November 23, 2003, for the opening night of the Broadway musical Wonderful Town at the Martin Beck Theater in New York City.
2004: Actor James Earl Jones and Dale Olson during the 2004 Actors’ Fund/Variety Tony Awards Party at the Skirball Cultural Center on June 6, 2004, in Los Angeles. Jones was honored with the 2004 Julie Harris Lifetime Achievement Award.
2005: Actor James Earl Jones arrives at the American Theater Wing Annual Dinner honoring CBS Television and its chairman Leslie Moonves at Cipriani’s 42nd St. on April 11, 2005, in New York City.
2006: Actor James Earl Jones speaks onstage during the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Sir Sean Connery held at the Kodak Theatre on June 8, 2006, in Hollywood, California.
2007: Actor James Earl Jones and his wife Cecilia Hart arrive at a special performance of A.R. Gurney’s "Love Letters," with Dame Elizabeth Taylor and James Earl Jones, to benefit the Elizabeth Taylor HIV/AIDS Foundation at the Paramount Studios Theater on December 1, 2007, in Los Angeles.
2008: Director Debbie Allen and actor James Earl Jones appear onstage during curtain call at the opening night of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Broadhurst theatre on March 6, 2008, in New York City.
2009: Actor James Earl Jones accepts the Life Achievement award during the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2009, in Los Angeles.
2010: Actor James Earl Jones and wife Cecilia Hart attend the after party for "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Plaza Hotel on October 25, 2010, in New York City.
2011: Actor James Earl Jones celebrates his 80th birthday by blowing the candles out on his cake at The Golden Theatre on January 17, 2011, in New York City.
2012: Actor James Earl Jones and Cecilia Hart arrive at the 84th annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012, in Hollywood, California.
2013: Actor James Earl Jones poses for a photo during a "Driving Miss Daisy" photo call on on January 7, 2013, in Sydney.
2014: Actor James Earl Jones and wife Cecilia Hart attends the Broadway opening night for "Of Mice and Men" at Longacre Theatre on April 16, 2014, in New York City.
2015: James Earl Jones and the cast of "You Can’t Take It With You" during the final curtain call at Longacre Theatre on February 22, 2015, in New York City.
2016: Actors James Earl Jones and Cecilia Hart attend the 70th annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016, in New York City.
2017: James Earl Jones accepts the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017, in New York City.