7 March 2013 9:01 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Over the past month, we've heard various stories about the involvement of Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII.  Ford was reportedly on board, but then another report said that contract signings were still a ways off.  Then Hamill said they were in talks, but nothing had been signed.  Yesterday, Fisher confirmed she would return to play Princess Leia.  Any way you slice it, it looks like the characters are in the script for the new movie, and the only question is when it will be declared official that the trio of actors are reprising their roles. Your trust in George Lucas may have been shaken by the prequels, but you can still probably take his word when it comes to the business side of things even though he's not actively involved in the new trilogy.  Hit the jump for what he had to say about Hamill, »


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