Who We Think They're Playing:
That's not the question we should be asking.
We already know who Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker will be playing - but what version of Luke, Han, Leia, Chewbacca and C3P0 will we be seeing in 2015?
One thing's for sure, they'll have nothing to do with the Expanded Universe versions of the characters, those stories have been rebranded 'Legends' and shoved out of canon, in order to give JJ and his team complete creative freedom.
So, how they'll appear in JJ's universe is as much guess-work as everyone else on this list.
We can almost guarantee that Hamill's Luke will be heavily influenced by Alec Guinness' Obi-Wan - we're so certain that's the kind of character he'll be. Han will be as world-weary as ever - it's what Harrison Ford does best, whether he's acting or
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Carrie Fisher's older Leia will retain the dry wit she's famous for. Chewbacca will have a patch of grey-fur, but probably not a family of his own (Unless this really is going to be a
As for C3P0 and R2D2, they're going to be exactly the same characters they've always been, which no changes whatsoever.
If it ain't malfunctioning…