Yesterday we learned that members of the British royal family would be paying a visit to the set of Star Wars Episode VIII this week and today, that visit took place and lots of pictures of Princes William and Harry on set have been released. One of the biggest surprises shows Prince Harry seated in what looks to be the cockpit of an A-Wing starfighter (first seen in Return of the Jedi). Check it out below,
A-WINGS CONFIRMED! pic.twitter.com/uttIBQgNVh— Ali Arikan (@aliarikan) April 19, 2016
|In case you've forgotten what an A-Wing looks like|
Good Morning America also released a special video about the royal visit to the set. Check it out below,
The official Kensington Palace Twitter account also tweeted lots of pictures of the Princes visit, including them posing with the film's stars Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega as well as director Rian Johnson. Check them out below,
The Duke meets Luke Skywalker @HamillHimself and @starwars director @rianjohnson pic.twitter.com/XDizZ6GR2y— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 19, 2016
Prince Harry has made a new friend... pic.twitter.com/mTra1UoSMx— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 19, 2016
...and so has The Duke! pic.twitter.com/c9gOh4ACyA— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 19, 2016
The Duke and Prince Harry come face to face with Daisy Ridley's @starwars head cast @PinewoodStudios pic.twitter.com/vrXHdQR2AO— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 19, 2016
The above pictures are all cool, but of course the big take away is that we'll be seeing A-Wings tearing up the skies once again when Star Wars Episode VIII hits theaters on December 15th, 2017.
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