Star Wars stars reunite for new episode

Published On: Mar 07 2013 01:17:47 PM EST

The stars have aligned and Star Wars fans are rejoicing.

George Lucas has told Bloomberg Businessweek Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will be reprising their roles in Star Wars Episode VII.

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"We had already signed Mark and Carrie and Harrison -- or we were pretty much in final stages of negotiation. So I called them to say, 'Look, this is what's going on,'" Lucas told Bloomberg Businessweek when asked about whether he kept the actors in the loop about the Disney acquisition.

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"Star Wars: Episode VII" will be directed by J.J. Abrams and will hit theaters in 2015.

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