One nerd’s quest to track down the forgotten stars of Star Wars will be forever memorialized in this epic YouTube series: These are the Actors You’re Looking For…
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Have you ever wondered what happened to the actors who portrayed some of the more memorable Ewoks from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi? What about the people behind the veritable plethora of puppets and droids that fills each and every Star Wars film? Well, wonder no more, as YouTuber Jamie Stangroom is beginning the ultimate nerd quest, to track down these lesser known and long-forgotten actors, who did their part to make Star Wars one of the most beloved film sagas in the history of Hollywood.
From Jamie Stangroom’s bio for his epic quest:
"“I’m Jamie Stangroom, and as excited as I was when I saw the first cast photo for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens, I couldn’t help but think that there was something missing. Lots of something. Someones. I felt nostalgic joy seeing Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia, but what about Logrey the Ewok? Greedo? What about the Gonk droid?! So I decided to go and find them. I was prepared to go to the ends of the earth and maybe even Wales in my journey to find the actors the franchise forgot. JJ Abrams may have overlooked them, but I won’t!”"
This is actually a brilliant project that has some fantastic potential. Many of the lesser known Star Wars actors do in fact meet and greet many Star Wars fans at conventions and the like, but to have one person do his best to track them down and record their story, is simply a great idea.
Sound off! What do you think about These are the Actors You’re Looking For? Which actors would you like Jamie to track down? Let us know in the comments and on social media.