Davis, who appeared as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, will return for Star Wars: Episode VII. It is expected Davis will reprise his original role when the film begins shooting in 2015. Davis announced his return on YouTube.
Davis plays Professor Flitwick, one of Harry, Hermione, and Ron’s teachers at Hogwarts, in this adventure film directed by Chris Columbus based on the book by J.K. Rowling. Professor Flitwick’s main goal is to teach his first year students charms while keeping them out of danger, alongside Professor McGonagall and headmaster Albus Dumbledore Co-starring Maggie Smith, Richard Harris, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint.
All these props and sets started to feel real, the more you used them over the course of the films. The wands weren’t just a prop or a piece of wood. They were very personal to you. There was something very, dare I say ‘magical,’ about it.