George Lucas Confirms Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’!

The creator of the ‘Star Wars’ universe reveals that the actors were in negotiations before they knew he was selling the franchise to Disney.

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hammill are all confirmed to return to Star Wars 7
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hammill are all confirmed to return to Star Wars 7
Neither Lucasfilm nor Disney have officially announced the return of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, or Carrie Fisher in the highly anticipated sequel Star Wars: Episode VII, which is being directed by J.J. Abrams. Rumors have been running rampant though, with all three actors pretty much being confirmed by outside sources, and in Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher's case, the actors themselves.

Today, George Lucas himself confirmed that all three actors will return to that galaxy far, far away. Even though he knows he shouldn't be saying that.

Here is what he had to say to Bloomberg, explaining that the actors were in negotiations even before Lucasfilm sold to Disney.

"We had already signed Mark and Carrie and Harrison...Or we were pretty much in final stages of negotiation...So I called them to say, 'Look, this is what's going on.'...Maybe I'm not supposed to say that. I think they want to announce that with some big whoop-de-do, but we were negotiating with them...I won't say whether the negotiations were successful or not."

To read an in-depth anaylsis about how the sale went down at Disney: Click Here!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes to theaters December 18th, 2015 and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams.

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Comments (12)

  1. Sean

    @redcameraman I hope so as well.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  2. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    I hope there's a good story to it.

    2 years agoby @redcameramanFlag

  3. Sean

    @ROFLitschristian Considering that it is mentioned in the artice that George Lucas said, that he will not say if negotiations were successful or not, pretty much means that they are in the film. Because if they were not going to be in the film, then he would have said that they are not going to be in it.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  4. skywise

    Way to steal back some of that thunder Lucas.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  5. ROFLitschristian

    Are they in the goddamn film or not?! I'm getting sick of this.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  6. moviegeek

    Enough Star Wars updates... Seriously.

    2 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  7. dcrock

    Tell me about it. The personal trainers have more work to do than the director.

    2 years agoby @dcrockFlag

  8. ejk1

    Expected, this was.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  9. Zeeman1

    Weight Watchers and personal trainers of the Star Wars universe rejoice!

    2 years agoby @zeeman1Flag

  10. CBF

    I'll wait for Disney/LucasFilm to announce it. I don't believe anything George Lucas says anymore, and the actors are tooting their own horns.

    2 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  11. Dan

    In other words kids, expect a rebuttal from their reps later today :)

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

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