Star Wars 7 Cast News 2015
Star Wars: Episode VII has officially revealed more of the cast for the highly anticipated upcoming 2015 film.
"We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams says. "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."
Among the cast members who will not be returning for Star Wars 7 are Billy Dee Williams Ewan McGregor (ghost Obi-Wan). Star Wars: Episode VII screenplay was written by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan. Producers will be Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams, and Bryan Burk. John Williams is back to compose the music for the sci-fi film. The film is slated to hit theaters in the U.S. in December 2014. Production for Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to star in 2014 in the U.K. You can always check out the latest at the 'Star Wars' official website HERE.
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.
Star Wars 7 Cast:
Max von Sydow
Harrison Ford as Han Solo
Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca
Kenny Baker as R2-D2
Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie have also been cast in unspecified roles.