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Official Info STAR WARS: EPISODE VII CAST ANNOUNCED

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' started by ManaByte, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. ManaByte Force Ghost

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    http://starwars.com/news/star-wars-episode-7-cast-announced.html
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    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.
  2. EHT New Films Manager - On Vacation

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    Yup, making this Official and locking the Casting Rumors thread.

    WOW.
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  3. DarthWilliams Jedi Master

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    I am beyond ecstatic right now. Will take a while for this all to sink in and to even try to speculate who will play whom, but IT'S HERE!
  4. Momotaros Jedi Master

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    Hell yes! Welcome aboard new cast members!
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  5. DarthHomer Jedi Grand Master

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  6. DarthBreezy Jedi Grand Master

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    Can't say anything other than !!!!!!!!!!!SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Gonna make that my sig now....
  7. JediGirl_Angelina Jedi Master

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    Hello new thread. This is a wonderful day.
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  8. fishtailsam Jedi Master

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    He'll pop up in VIII
  9. SnaggletoothPaste Jedi Master

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    I know!! Fingers crossed for Ep.8 BDW!
  10. Gallandro Force Ghost

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    I will say, contrary to rumors, this is a VERY male-centric cast.
  11. Bazinga'd Manager Emeritus

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    Please Note: Star Wars.com is extremely slow and may have already crashed due to volume.
  12. fishtailsam Jedi Master

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  13. Darth Punk Jedi Grand Master

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    Andy Serkis - the precious
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  14. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent & WNU Welcome Mat

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    Wait... where is everyone we were promised from all those fansites...???
  15. DV75 Jedi Grand Master

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    I am stoked.

    Though it is interesting BDW is not in it. Perhaps for Episode 8!
  16. EternalHero Jedi Knight

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    MAX VON SYDOW is in Star Wars!!!!
    I can't believe it!!!
    He did an episode of Young Indy but this is beyond my dreams!!
  17. Satipo Force Ghost

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    Are the doubters going to eat their hats now?
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  18. DarthWilliams Jedi Master

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    this is amazing. seriously. boyega will be incredible as a young jedi in training
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  19. DarthHomer Jedi Grand Master

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    But excited that we have a Weasly and Von Sydow in there. Wonder what mocap character Serkis will be playing . . ?
  20. thecurseofchris Jedi Knight

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    *goes off to find out who all of these people are*
  21. DarthWilliams Jedi Master

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    Plagueis?
  22. Force Smuggler Jedi Grand Master

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  23. SnaggletoothPaste Jedi Master

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    Yeah, I noticed that right away...I wonder if there'll be additional announcements in the next few weeks?
  24. JediGirl_Angelina Jedi Master

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    Starwas.com already crashed.
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  25. Momotaros Jedi Master

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    Well now no more speculation. we know who's in and who's not.