Watch out, Galactic Empire! Warwick Davis has returned to a galaxy far, far away to kick some stormtrooper butt in #RogueOne.
The latest Rogue One TV trailer shows Davis' character for just a split second. But a split second is all we need to see that he's armed, and he means business.
Davis has #StarWars to thank for launching his acting career. He was cast as Wicket the Ewok in Episode VI at age 11, his first ever acting role. Thirty years later, Davis is going to assist his fellow Rebels once again in defeating the Empire and stealing the plans for the Death Star.
His unnamed Rogue One character is still a bit of a mystery, but it's safe to assume that if they gave him a blaster, they also gave him a rich backstory. He's also confirmed to appear in #StarWars8, but Davis is even more tight-lipped about that character.
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You may have already known about Wicket, but did you spot Davis in any of his other six roles? Let's take a look back at Davis' history in the Star Wars universe.
Wicket— Return of the Jedi
Wicket was one of the adorably feisty residents of Endor, and a new friend to Leia after she crash-landed in the forest. Originally cast as an extra, Davis was given the role of Wicket after impressing George Lucas with his unique Ewok mannerisms. As if the role wasn't already a dream come true for the 11-year-old, Mark Hamill generously gifted Davis a plethora of Star Wars figures for his collection.
W. Wald— The Phantom Menace
Wald was a good friend of Anakin Skywalker, befriending him when the two were both child slaves. An owner of a spare parts store on Tatooine, he helped Anakin to build his first podracer and cheered him on from the sidelines during the big race. He was also an acquaintance of a young Greedo, before his days as a bounty hunter.
Weazel— The Phantom Menace
A slightly less wholesome character than Wald, Weazel was a weapons dealer on Tatooine. Known as a bit of a sleazy dude, he won 20 wupiupi after gambling on Anakin to win the pod race.
Yoda— The Phantom Menace
'Member when Yoda was played by a really weird-looking puppet, before the whole CGI fiasco? While that puppet handled the seated roles just fine, it wasn't so smooth at walking. That's where Davis stepped in. He was Yoda's double for any walking scenes. In fact, one of those walking scenes in The Phantom Menace is only Yoda scene that survived the CGI version unedited.
Tatooine Street Dealer— The Phantom Menace
1999 sure was a good year for Davis. His fourth appearance in The Phantom Menace is difficult to find, but he is credited as playing a random street dealer in the markets of Tatooine. Can you spot him?
Wollivan— The Force Awakens
There are a lot of interesting individuals hanging around Maz's castle in The Force Awakens, the most intriguing being a pig-faced Blarina lingering by the bar. Wollivan was Davis' most recent character, and arguably the best dressed. And while it's a little difficult to figure out, he does look slightly less disturbed at the sight of Han Solo entering the room than his fellow patrons.