Possible Details On Palpatine's Rumored Return In STAR WARS: EPISODE VII [Spoilers]
A rumor surfaced online this week claiming that Ian McDiarmid will reprise his role as Emperor Palpatine in Disney's Star Wars: Episode VII. Now, a more reliable source chimes in with how exactly the character will return and more. [Warning: Possible Spoilers Ahead]
Earlier this week, a rumor surfaced online claiming that Ian McDiarmid will reprise his role as the villainous Emperor Palpatine in Disney's Star Wars: Episode VII. Despite being killed off at the end of 1983's Return Of The Jedi, many have speculated that the character will be resurrected (possibly as a clone, as shown in the Expanded Universe). However, Latino-Review weighs in with what they've heard, confirming not only Palpatine's return in the 2015 sequel, but how exactly it will be done. The site also reveals another potential tidbit that heavily hints at the movie's plot. (Warning: the following may contain key SPOILERS from Star Wars: Episode VII. Do not read past the image if you don't want to be spoiled.)
-Palpatine comes back as a Force Ghost..like Obi Wan. (Sith Lords learned similar techniques, which in some cases allowed them to physically interact with their environment.)
-Palpatine will not be a clone, not in human form.
-Palpatine had a new apprentice before he got killed.
-Once again not going by any books. Not one thing they have in the script is from a book.
So what do you think of this latest rumor concerning Star Wars: Episode VII? Share your thoughts below, and stay tuned to CBM for more news as we have it.
Set to begin filming early next year in the UK for a Summer 2015 theatrical release, Disney and Lucasfilm's Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J.J. Abrams from a script by Michael Arndt.
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