Original STAR WARS Villain to Appear in STAR WARS VII and VIII
In addition to the new villains who will be featured in Disney's upcoming STAR WARS films, STAR WARS VII and VIII, the original STAR WARS villain will make a return appearance.
According to Latino-Review.com, the apparently not deceased Emperor Palpatine will be in the newest STAR WARS films. No word yet regarding who will play the Emperor, but it will not be the original actor, Ian Mcdiarmid.
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, a continuation of the saga created by George Lucas, is set 30 years after the last STAR WARS film, Return of the Jedi. The film welcomes back original stars Harrison Ford (as Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (as Leia), Mark Hamill (as Luke Skywalker), as well as Gwendolyn Christine, Andy Serkis, Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong'o, and more. It is set for a 2015 release.
Release date and cast list for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII, directed and written by Rian Johnson, are yet to be announced.