You know what I would do? I would give Jackson the Han Solo treatment, and have him frozen in Carbonite. Seeing how we don't really know what happened to him, after he went flying out the window to what was a certain death. You can write in a ton of events that could have him still alive. I tossed in the Carbonite freezing to explain why he would still be about the say age.
Why not write in a story that had any suriving Jedi the Empire found frozen as a trophy piece in his places somewhere. They would be other high ranked Jedi, and maybe why Yoda did feel them still connected to the force.
I'd like to see them back. Obi-Wan was a ghost in two of the three original films and I can totally envision a scene in which Obi-Wan has to convince Luke to train "the new batch". In the EU we know Mace didn't die, beyond that I actually know very little. A handless crazy old man living in the woods would definitely be a role Sam Jackson can pull off and it'd be cool character development for Master Windu.
Bring them both back in cameo roles and have Harrison Ford and Mark Hamil as supporting roles and we got ourselves half a cast
Absolutely, 100% no to Carrie Fisher though. She, much like Bill Shatner in Trek, has no place anymore in the new movies
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