New Actors Taking Over Iconic Star Wars Roles

Bespin refugee - February 22, 2017
Whether due to age, injury, or ultimately, death, new actors have been needed to carry on the mantle of a few iconic Star Wars characters for the movies now in the works. Following in the footsteps of OT actor Dave Prowse and stuntman Bob Anderson, among others, Actor Spencer Wilding became the latest actor to portray Darth Vader for Rogue One. During filming on The Force Awakens, actors Jimmy Vee and Joonas Suotoma studied under Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), respectively, taking over the roles when needed. With Baker's death last year, Jimmy Vee officially takes over the role for this December's The Last Jedi;

and, with production now underway on the Han Solo standalone film, actor Joonas Suotoma has posted ths;


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