This news makes us as animated as if we were just woke from a deep carbonite sleep!
The official cast list for the upcoming and much anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII has just been announced, and we are hopping up and down like an Ewok after the battle of Endor over the casting decisions that were made.
Here's the full list courtesy of StarWars.com:
"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."
Looks like the original threesome is being joined by an AH-Mazing cast! Congrats to all!
[Image via StarWars.com.]
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