LAS VEGAS - MAY 29: Actress Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia Organa character and actor Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker character from "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" are shown on screen while musicians perform during "Star Wars: In Concert" at the Orleans Arena May 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The traveling production features a full symphony orchestra and choir playing music from all six of John Williams' Star Wars scores synchronized with footage from the films displayed on a three-story-tall, HD LED screen. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Star Wars fans, get ready for a little alternate reality fun!

We were perusing the ol’ YouTube when we stumbled on these fantastic, raw, audition tapes for Episode IV!

Featuring Shirley from Laverne & Shirley, Kurt Russell, the guy from Greatest American Hero, and MORE!  Enjoy!

– East Side Dave


Cindy Williams (from Laverne & Shirley) as Princess Leia


Kurt Russell as Han Solo


William Katt (from Greatest American Hero) as Luke Skywalker


Perry King (from Riptide) and Charles Martin Smith (from American Graffiti & The Untouchables)


Linda Purl (from Happy Days and The Office)


Lisa Eilbacher (from My Three Sons and Gunsmoke)


Amy Irving (from Crossing Delancey) & Christopher Allport (from To Live And Die In L.A.)


Terri Nunn (from the band Berlin)


Will Seltzer (from The Wizard and Johnny Dangerously)


Frederic Forrest (from Apocalypse Now)


Carrie Fisher herself!


Mark Hamill himself!




"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Coordinator & Producer.