'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Announced

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  1. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    http://mashable.com/2014/04/29/star-wars-episode-vii-cast-announced/

    Expected Release Date: December 2015

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    "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," read the press release on Starwars.com.


    If you're unfamiliar with the other names, you might remember Boyega from 24: Live Another Day, Driver from Girls, Isaac from Inside Llewelyn Davis, Gleeson from About Time and various Harry Potters. Serkis, of course, played the CGI Gollum in Lord of the Rings.

    British newcomer Daisy Ridley is the least well known of the new team. You'll know her if you happened to watch the eighth episode of the second season of the PBS show Mr. Selfridge, where she plays a character called Roxy.
  2. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    Max von Sydow would make an excellent Jedi or Sith.
  3. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    How are Michael Fassbender or Benedict Cumberbatch not in this? But I don't expect it to be anything more than a money grab like the last "Star Wars" films that were more of Star Wars theme park interpretation.
  4. The Ominous

    The Ominous Dead Man Stalkin

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    Max Von Sydow for a dying ancient Sith lord and Adam Driver as his apprentice PLEAZE.
  5. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    i was hoping for jennifer lawrence to be a part of this.
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  6. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    I love her she is my celebrity crush
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  7. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    An 85 year old Jedi. At least Yoda stilll manuvered in his old age as a Jedi, humans don't do as well.
  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    CGI-Sydow.
  9. The Ominous

    The Ominous Dead Man Stalkin

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    He was the best Jesus ever!
  10. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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  11. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Yeah really. Who else is missing?
  12. jobberone

    jobberone Let's go fishing Staff Member

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  13. Aggie87

    Aggie87 Active Member

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    Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) is back - he is at the far right in the group photo at the reading session. So are the guys who play the droids (Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels).

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  14. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    They had Christopher Lee play one.
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  15. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Alec Guinness was 63 years old when Star Wars came out in 1977. Mark Hamill is 63 and Harrison Ford is 72 right now.
  16. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    So...JJ ruins Star Trek, now he is set to ruin Star Wars?
  17. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    Abrams ruined Trek? How?
  18. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    Did you watch the two films? How was that lens flare?
  19. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    The re-imagined Star Trek? It has fared pretty good in my opinion. He certainly didn't copy the old formula, which was the intention used for breathing new life into the franchise for future generations.
  20. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    I am not saying it bombed at the box office, I LOVE Trek, IMO he ruined it. The second movie, was essentially Khan all over again.

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