Lucas had intended to direct the first installment of the new trilogy and release it in May 2015, and then sell Lucasfilm, but Disney had other plans.
Franchise veteran Mark Hamill says that BB-8, the little droid introduced in the trailer, isn’t a digital creation but rather “a live prop.”
Possible plot details for director J.J. Abrams’ film may reveal the inciting incident and how Han Solo plays into the story.
The actor discusses why he agreed to reprise his role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII: “It’s not like I had a choice”
George Lucas and Mark Hamill talk all things lightsaber in a behind-the-scenes featurette for the original Star Wars trilogy.
Director J.J. Abrams is said to also be eyeing Michael Fassbender, Hugo Weaving and Adam Driver for key roles in the film, which may serve as a “send-off” for the original characters.
Brian Cronin delves into the enduring Star Wars legend that the Wampa attack was written into The Empire Strikes Back to explain away Mark Hamill’s injuries from a car accident.
Harrison Ford reveals that while “It’s not in the bag yet,” he, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are indeed returning to the roles that made them famous for director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.
Seemingly ending months of uncertainty, George Lucas confirms Lucasfilm was in the “final stages of negotiation” for Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII before the Disney purchase was announced.