Star Wars' C-3PO Demanded These 2 Things From J.J. Abrams Before Signing His Contract

September 16, 2014 10:34 PM

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Star Wars' C-3PO Demanded These 2 Things From J.J. Abrams Before Signing His Contract

Just like Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, actor Anthony Daniels is an incredibly important part of the Star Wars legacy. He's just slightly handicapped by the fact that you can't see his face under the C-3PO helmet. He and Kenny Baker, the man inside R2-D2, are the only actors to be part of every single film, so when Star Wars: Episode VII started to move into active development, it made perfect sense that they would return. The big question that was raised, however, was whether Daniels would once again be inside his C-3PO costume, as he always has been in the movies, or would instead be opting to use motion capture or simply provide his voice. According to the actor, it was never actually a choice.

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Anthony Daniels opened up about the process that led to him being cast in Star Wars: Episode VII - and in doing so revealed the two qualifications regarding the presentation of C-3PO that he demanded of the project in exchange for his performance. Dan...

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