May the 4th Be with You

SAMUEL L. JACKSON Long a fan of the series, Jackson will cameo in part 1

NATALIE PORTMAN The "sensuous" future mother of twins Luke and Leia

CLAUDIA RAMIREZ * Will the unknown Mexican-soap actress play Lady Kenobi?

EWAN MCGREGOR The young Ben Kenobi, who tutors his pal Anakin

HARRY CONNICK JR.* Could the Independence Day pilot become a Jedi?

JAKE LLOYD Darth Vader-to-be, 8-year-old Anakin Skywalker

SIR ALEC GUINNESS * Did he visit Leavesden? And will he narrate part 3?

*Caution: These popular rumors may prove about as reliable as the hyperdrive on the Millennium Falcon.

Originally posted Jun 13, 1997 Published in issue #383 Jun 13, 1997 Order article reprints