Princes William, Harry to visit ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ set, welcome Barack Obama to dinner

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Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Prince Harry (L-R) walk through the '"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" poppy installation to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One (WW1), at the Tower of London August 5, 2014. Reuters/John Stillwell/pool

Princes William and Harry are set to meet Luke Skywalker when they visit the Star Wars set on Wednesday in the UK. The royal brothers and Kate Middleton will also host dinner for US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama later this week.

After a seven-day tour of India and Bhutan with wife Catherine, the Duke of Cambridge will join his brother in another busy week ahead. The Kensington Palace has announced that William and Harry will visit Pinewood Studios to witness the “fantastic British creative talent” in making “Star Wars: Episode VIII.”

They would be among the first to see a preview of the highly secretive film. The princes will visit the production workshops and meet with the specialist teams working on the eighth instalment of the multibillion-dollar film franchise.

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Then on Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will play host to the Obamas for dinner.

The US president reportedly will use his visit to convince Britons to remain in the European Union. According to the Independent in March, Obama will make a direct appeal to the British electorate. His visit is also expected to help restore relations with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, whom the US president accused of being “distracted” over the Libya campaign in March.

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