The actor has closed a deal to reprise his role in Disney's new trilogy, according to Latino Review.
The article does not state whether Ford's appearance would be a cameo or a more substantial part.
Disney is also planning a series of standalone spin-off movies based around individual characters, including Han Solo and Boba Fett.
JJ Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, while Michael Arndt is writing the script.
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