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Cast of New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Announced
There are some familiar, yet older, faces in the cast of the new “Star Wars” film, according to ABC News.
The newest movie, “Star Wars: Episode VII,” will feature some of the original cast, including Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker.
New members of the cast include Adam Driver, John Boyeta, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar nominee Max von Sydow.
So, where do the new cast members come from? We have that answer for you here.
Adam Driver comes from “Girls.” He has also appeared in “Lincoln,” “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “This is Where I Leave You.”
Max von Sydow, 85, is a veteran actor. He most notable role was as Lamar Burgess in “Minority Report” alongside Tom Cruise. He also played Lankester Merrin in “The Exorcist.”
Oscar Isaac joins the cast from “Inside Llewyn Davis.” He received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his work in the movie. He played King John in 2010′s “Robin Hood.”
Andy Serkis is known for his role in the 2004 hit “13 Going on 30.” Serkis has also appeared in “King Kong,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Lord of the Rings.”
22-year-old John Boyega began acting in 2011 when he appeared in “Becoming Human.” He is also filming “24: Live Another Day.”
Daisy Ridley comes from English TV.
Domhnall Gleeson played one of the Weasley brothers in “Harry Potter.”Cast of New 'Star Wars' Movie Announced by Jim Vassallo
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