The speculation is over: the cast for “Star Wars: Episode VII” has been revealed.
According to the “Hollywood Reporter,” “Girls” actor Adam Driver will in fact star in the reboot, and he’s rumored to be playing a villain.
“Inside Llewyn Davis” actor Oscar Isaac, motion capture legend Andy Serkis (“Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Domhnall Gleeson (“About Time”), Daisy Ridley (“Mr. Selfridge”), John Boyega (“Attack the Block”) and Max von Sydow will also star.
Beyond that, they’ll join returning stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, along with C-3PO (Anthony Daniels), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and R2D2 (Kenny Baker).
The new stars’ roles are still being kept under wraps, as production prepares to get underway on the film set 30 years after “Return of the Jedi.”
“Star Wars: Episode VII” will blast into theaters on December 18, 2015. How are you feeling about this casting scoop? Share your thoughts in the comments!