Anthony 'C-3PO' Daniels: On 'Star Wars Episode 7,' 'awful' prequel CG and pesky Ewoks

September 18, 2014 4:17 AM

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Anthony 'C-3PO' Daniels: On 'Star Wars Episode 7,' 'awful' prequel CG and pesky Ewoks

(CBR) Anthony Daniels fully embraces his role as C-3PO. He not only played the character in all six feature films to date — and in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming "Episode VII" — but also in animated series ranging from "Droids" to "Star Wars Rebels," and in assorted live-action television appearances. Entertainment Weekly writer James Hibberd spoke at length the actor about his nearly four-decade history with Threepio, covering everything from his initial disinterest in the part to his initial phone call with Abrams about reprising the role.

On Auditioning For the Part: “I wasn’t interested in the slightest. In fact, I was being polite by going to meet George Lucas. Can you imagine that? I was polite in the room, but it wasn’t a very interesting conversation because he was collapsing from having met pretty much every actor in England. I...

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