Hayden Christensen To Appear in Star Wars: Episode VIII?

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Even though Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still 87 days away, rumors about Star Wars: Episode VIII are beginning to surface online. The guys from Makingstarwars.net have heard from their sources that Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, will apparently be going to London to appear in Rian Johnson-directed Star Wars: Episode VIII.

MSW's source reports:

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A team in the U.K. are soon heading to the U.S. to begin training Hayden Christensen for a Star Wars: Episode VIII appearance of some sort.

A lot of fans have issues with his performance (And I agree about those criticisms) in the prequels, but if this rumor is legit, they'll probably show him in a flashback scene.

It's interesting to see the way the source worded their message, "begin training" is what stands out the most in this report. It makes you wonder why he has to train.

Jason at Making Star Wars

ponders, "I have a hard time thinking they would need Christensen to train for Star Wars if he's simply a ghost. He is still physically fit. To me the rumor almost points towards some resurrection of Darth Vader story idea or perhaps a flashback?" It would be intersting to see a resurrected Darth Vader, but I'd rather see a flashback scene or Anakin in Force Ghost form. So what do you think about this rumor? Would you like to see Hayden Christensen reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker in

Star Wars: Episode VIII