‘Star Wars': The Original Auditions (Video)

Never heard of the new stars? Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher weren’t always famous, either

Maybe you’ve never heard of the just-announced stars of the new “Star Wars.”

Daisy Ridley isn’t a household name yet — great a name as it is. And┬áJohn Beyoga is still an unknown entity to many “Star Wars” fans. Even the bigger name actors, like Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac, are early in their careers.

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But there was a time when Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher were little known, struggling actors. There was even a time when the great R2-D2 was out of work.

Let’s go back a long time ago, to a galaxy far, far away, to see the audition reels that helped Hamill, Ford and Fisher get famous.

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Watch the videos:

Hamill (with Ford):

Ford (with Hamill):

Fisher (with Ford):