A batch of new rumors has hit the net surrounding the Disney LucasFilm movies as it’s being said two Indiana Jones movies are in development as well as some casting news regarding Star Wars: Episode VII.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Gary Oldman have previously been mentioned for Star Wars, with Oldman most recently confirming talks. Now Market Saw has released some potential new information in that the role both of the actors were going for was one in the same. It’s noted, however, it’s not known how that will play out, but that both Cumerbatch and Oldman are somehow involved.
It’s also mentioned that Ian McDiarmid looks to be back for Star Wars: Episode VII. Back in August of last year, McDiarmid was rumored to be returning as The Emperor, but no specific details known.
The report also goes on to state Star Wars Episode VII will feature: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels and Warwick Davis. Davis played Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi as well as a pod race spectator in Phantom Menance.
It’s previously also been rumored that part of Harrison Ford’s contract to return for more Star Wars movies is that there will be additional Indiana Jones films. This new report states there are two Indiana Jones movies currently in negotiations.
There is also an update about the potential story in that Star Wars: Episode VII may be about twins as they take a path toward darkness and follow in their father’s footsteps. It’s noted things could be changed, however, with it known that Abrams has rewritten the script.
“Star Wars: Episode VII” has a December 18, 2015 release.
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