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Cast Announced for Star Wars: Episode VII

Posted on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 1:58 PM by Scott Jentsch

The cast of the upcoming new installment in the Star Wars franchise, currently titled Star Wars: Episode VII, has been announced!

Photo Copyright David JamesApril 29th, Pinewood Studios, UK - Writer/Director/Producer J.J Abrams (top center right) at the cast read-through of Star Wars Episode VII at Pinewood Studios with (clockwise from right) Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Producer Bryan Burk, Lucasfilm President and Producer Kathleen Kennedy, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Mark Hamill, Andy Serkis, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Writer Lawrence Kasdan. Copyright and Photo Credit: David James.

The new cast of actors include John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.

Director J.J. Abrams was quoted as saying:

We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.

The screenplay is being written by Lawrence Kasdan and J.J. Abrams, and the legendary John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.

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Click the Read link below to view the announcement on the Official Star Wars web site.



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