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William Shatner Helps J.J. Abrams Plot Out 'Star Wars'

The biggest problem with the "Star Wars" prequels (besides, you know, Jar-Jar) was in the intervening 15 years between episodes fans had basically made those movies in their heads, and nothing could live up to the majesty of whatever they had concocted.

Luckily, J.J. Abrams has taken that into consideration, and seems open to taking suggestions directly from fanboys as he crafts "Star Wars Episode VII," as in last night's interview with Jimmy Kimmel where he took pointers from a guy with a light saber and a fat dude in Slave Leia drag (natch). And, surprise, O.G. "Star Trek" stars Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) and William Shatner popped up to offer their own expert opinions.

As far as audience plants go, Billy Dee was about as smooth as a cold Colt 45, pitching Abrams on 2 hours of straight up sexy Lando action. While Williams clearly still has the moves (he suggested that the movie be "all Lando"), Abrams took the biggest shine to the thought of shoehorning Captain Kirk into the "Star Wars" universe… based on a script by Shatner, of course.

Is it too late to throw our hat into the ring and suggest Eli Roth do a Jar-Jar Binks/"Hostel" crossover movie with lots and lots of Gungan torture porn? Darth Vader and Boba Fett could take turns with the blowtorch. Just a suggestion.

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