The second “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer may actually show the original trilogy’s Han, Leia and Luke and will premiere alongside Joss Whedon’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Read on for further details.
The first “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” featured the new characters that will lead on the upcoming installment, with key characters from the original trilogy missing in action. However, this will not be the case for the second trailer. According to sources from Latino-Review, the second trailer, which will premiere along Joss Whedon’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” will be featuring the lead characters — Han Solo and Luke and Leia Skywalker — from the original trilogy.
The report that the trailer will be attached to “Age of Ultron” first came from Germain Lussier of Slash Film, but his sources informed him that Han, Leia and Luke will not appear on the next trailer.
Note: I trust @Latinoreview when it comes to Star Wars stuff, but we SPECIFICALLY heard the original cast WON'T be featured in the marketing
— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) January 16, 2015
In addition, the information from Comicbook.com was in line with Lussier’s report.
Set approximately 30 years after the events of the previous film, “Return of the Jedi,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” revolves around a trio of new young leads, along with the characters from the previous installments. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Gwendoline Christie, Christina Chong, Lupita Nyong’o, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Miltos Yerolemou, Greg Grunberg and Warwick Davis. Meanwhile, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will reprise their roles from the classic trilogy as Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, C3PO, Chewbacca and R2-D2 respectively.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is directed, written and produced by J. J. Abrams. He is joined by fellow “Star Wars” writer Lawrence Kasdan, who also co-wrote “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi” from a story by George Lucas. It is co-produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Bryan Burk, Walt Disney Pictures, Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions, to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures for a Dec. 18, 2015 release date.
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