Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis join original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode VII

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 - 2:08am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Webdesk
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There were many rumours about who will star in the highly anticipated continuation of 'Star Wars' helmed by JJ Abrams.

Finally those questions have been answered. Along with original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker, the ensemble cast will also feature Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Max von Sydow, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac.

Director JJ Abrams said, "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."

Here is the full statement:

The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

Director J.J. Abrams says, "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."

Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.

The film will debut worldwide on December 18, 2015.




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