Star Wars Episode VIII Hints At Return Of the Sith And Darth Vader Rey Connection While Royal Princes Make Secret Appearance

As the excitement of Star Wars: The Force Awakens wanes, and it has long surpassed the $2 billion in global revenues worldwide, new details of the latest Star Wars movie have begun to emerge as the next episode in the trilogy began filming. Details of the story are slowly starting to leak as the description of the movie indicates a link between Darth Vader and Rey. The Sith will return, and Prince Harry and Prince William of Great Britain may make a secret appearance as Storm Troopers.

The International Business Times UK reported that the description for the movie has been leaked, and it shows a connection between Darth Vader and Rey. One of the questions that Star Wars: The Force Awakens failed to answer is who Rey is –Rey is the heroine of the latest movie and is portrayed by actress Daisy Ridley. According to the leaked description, which appeared on Reddit, Rey is the reincarnation of Anakin Skywalker. The spirit of the Chosen One is reincarnated at the First Jedi Temple every time the Force is thrown out of balance. Fans will remember that Anakin Skywalker was the Chosen One meant to bring balance to the Force in the first trilogy.

As previously reported in Inquisitr, a rumor surfaced that Hayden Christensen, the actor who portrayed Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader in the first trilogy, will return to the Star Wars universe and appear in Episode VIII. So far, no confirmation has been given by either Disney or Hayden Christensen as to whether or not he will return although a team was reported to be traveling to Great Britain to train Christensen to reprise his role. It was also reported that a fully operational helmet and chest piece were being made for the film.

Movie Pilot reported that the Sith are returning to the Star Wars Universe, and new actors are beginning to join the cast. The most notable of all the actors that could appear in Star Wars Episode VIII is Frank Oz. Oz is a puppeteer who portrayed the voice of Yoda in the previous Star Wars films.

Based on a new development in the animated Star Wars: Rebels series, a member of the Sith has returned, and it could have major repercussions on the entire Star Wars Universe. Darth Maul, who appeared in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, was thought to have died after he killed Qui-Gon Jinn and then was defeated by Obi wan Kenobi, who was the padawan to the Jedi Master Jinn. Maul was later repaired with a mechanical body in the series Star Wars: Clone Wars, and speculation is that he could make an appearance in either Star Wars Episode VIII or Episode IX.

The Daily Mail UK reported that Prince William and Prince Harry, heirs to the British throne, appeared on the set of Star Wars Episode VIII. While they were there, the set was cleared of everyone but essential personnel, and the two dressed up as Storm Troopers to film a cameo.

They appeared alongside actress Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, the actor who portrayed Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Benicio del Toro was also there, and it is rumored that he will portray the newest villain, Lord Vikram. If the scene is kept in the final cut of the movie, fans will get to see both princes dressed as Storm Troopers although their faces will be shielded by their helmet visors. The princes appear in a scene where Rey and Finn are in an elevator on their way to infiltrate a secret base.

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