Kenny Baker

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A way back when, sometime around the initial release of Return of the Jedi, George Lucas talked about his idea for a trilogy of Star Wars trilogies, and that one of the through-lines for that trilogy would be the presence of the droids C3PO and R2D2. In fact, the story would be, in essence, told through their, uh, eyes. So when production began on Star Wars Episode VII, and rumors of the casting of original trilogy actors began, it seemed indisputable that Threepio and Artoo’s portrayers Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker, would be returning to a galaxy far, far away. In a recent interview, Daniels discussed returning to Star Wars, how he responded when director J.J. Abrams called, and why the franchise’s future will provoke feelings in fans not felt since the original trilogy’s release. (more…)

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It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, all the rumor mongering and guess work has led to this, and on the cusp of the beginning of principal photography on Star Wars Episode VII, we now know who will be joining the film, both new and returning cast members, in one of the most highly anticipated films of the decade. So who made the list? (more…)