The Original cast of “Star Wars” are going to reunite for Disney’s first attempt at a new Star Wars sequel. An anonymous source has told Reuters that contracts are written for Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford. Although representatives for the three original cast members are not yet commenting, Carrie Fisher told US Magazine Palm Beach Illustrated that she would reprise the role for a film due in 2015. Disney purchased George Lucas’ Lucasfilm in October 2012 for $4.05 billion, and announced three new installments of the widely popular “Star Wars” franchise, which has grossed more than $4.4 billion at the global box office. J.J. Abrams “Star Trek” director is reportedly on board as is Micheal Arndt (Oscar Winner) to handle the writing. Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday first reported in an interview with Lucas that the trio were in negotiations to join the new film.
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