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    Luke Skywalker - will be without his wingman.

    Wedge Antilles Won't Return For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Because Denis Lawson Is 'Bored' By It

    The Huffington Post | by Matthew Jacobs

    JJ Abrams spent the better part of two years waiting to see if Princess Leia, Han Solo and Luke Skywalker would star in "Episode VII," but it turns out J.J. Abrams attempted to tap into the much deeper well of characters from the original "Star Wars" trilogy. Denis Lawson played top-notch Rebel Alliance pilot Wedge Antilles, and this weekend he revealed that Abrams approached him about reprising the role in the forthcoming movie.

    "Iím not going to do that," Lawson told The Courier in the U.K. while promoting "The Machine." "They asked me, but it just would have bored me."


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet_Engine1 View Post
    omg...the guy I dont even remember being in Star Wars.....wont be in Star Wars again?


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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    omg...the guy I dont even remember being in Star Wars.....wont be in Star Wars again?


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    LOLz

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    omg...the guy I dont even remember being in Star Wars.....wont be in Star Wars again?


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    His nephew doesn't even remember him being in Star Wars...lol

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    Translation: "Wedge" dressed in full rebel pilot regalia, and spent hours waiting outside the JJ Abram offices, in order to beg them to allow him to be a part of SW VII.

    When Abrams said "lol, no".....

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    As if they haven't killed burned and destroyed all the wonderful things about star wars when I was just a lad. Now geriatrics with light sabres, theprincess looks like jaba the hut, Wtf let it go..let it be

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    Translation: "Wedge" dressed in full rebel pilot regalia, and spent hours waiting outside the JJ Abram offices, in order to beg them to allow him to be a part of SW VII.

    When Abrams said "lol, no".....
    Too bad for Jar Jar Abrams.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    omg...the guy I dont even remember being in Star Wars.....wont be in Star Wars again?


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    LOLZ.....he was in one scene?
    Aren't there hundreds of these random characters in the SW universe anyway?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    Aren't there hundreds of these random characters in the SW universe anyway?
    Prof. Irwin Corey as..."Himself" was the one that shocked me. I was like wtf planet is that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    omg...the guy I dont even remember being in Star Wars.....wont be in Star Wars again?


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    no ****, Wedge Antilles sounds like something you'd get suspended at school for these days

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