The Daily Record has provided an interview with a character from The
Empire Strikes Back. Are there clues in this interview to a
possible role reprisal from a familiar character in Episode III? Spoilers
Michael Sheard played Admiral Ozzel in The Empire Strikes Back.
As Admiral Ozzel, he died by Darth Vader's telekinetic strangulation
- but he is hopeful he'll get a chance to star in the next
installment of the sci-fi series.
says: "It looks like my character is in the next film. I know I
can't play me as a 19-year-old, but I'd like to be on screen, maybe
as Ozzel's dad."
claims he was so impressed with Ozzel's death scene that he told
him: "You gave me the biggest laugh. You died
brilliantly." Director George Lucas may well let him
have his dream. This development could be very interesting and would
provide some unity between the two Trilogies. To read the full
article, go here.