It’s no secret that most of the new cast from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be returning to a cinema near us for Star Wars: Episode VIII, although we can’t help but wonder about some of the other iconic characters which have yet to be mentioned.
It is believed that a number of actors from The Force Awakens have had to pull out of a scheduled appearance at Pensacon as a result of a clash with filming of a new project. What makes this idea all the more interesting is the fact Peter Mayhew and Tim Rose were pulled from the Pensacon meet. Hmmm…Chewbacca and Admiral Ackbar (we’re also hearing that Nien Numb is expected to reappear too? Whilst no one has confirmed what their ‘new project’ is, we’re hopeful that it has something to do with Star Wars: Episode VIII. We’ve got everything crossed!
When you look at the details, it makes perfect sense that these two will be filming Star Wars: Episode VIII, given that Pensacon just happens to take place February 19-21, right in the middle of the Star Wars shoot schedule. Pensacon gave the following statement on their Facebook page in order to break the news to fans: