British princes make a few new 'Star Wars' besties
Prince William and Prince Harry toured Pinewood Studios where ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ is being made.
LONDON - Battling with light sabres and sitting in an A-wing fighter, Britain's royal princes got a taste of the Star Wars universe on Tuesday when they visited the set of latest episode in the sci-fi saga.
Accompanied by Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, the young stars of The Force Awakens, and Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill, Prince William and Prince Harry toured Pinewood Studios outside London, where _Star Wars: Episode VIII _is being made.
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
In a tweet, Kensington Palace said the visit was to "recognise the wealth of fantastic British creative talent involved" in making _Star Wars _films.
The princes met the creative teams working behind the scenes, checked out props and posed with characters such as Chewbacca and droid BB-8.
Star Wars: Episode VIII is due for release in December 2017.