Back in October, when Disney finalized its acquisition of Lucasfilm and announced a seventh “Star Wars” film, you better believe every actor who ever stepped foot in a galaxy far, far away got his or her agent on the phone.
But that would be only half the battle. If the new “Star Wars” trilogy moved forward as everyone assumed it would — taking place after the events of “Return of the Jedi” — that left many of the available prequels’ actors way back in the past. Your chances of showing up in the new films grew even slimmer if your character happened to die in “Episode III,” but none of that bothers Samuel L. Jackson. SEE VIDEO HERE