The news comes days before Star Wars Day (May 4th) and Daisy Ridley’s is probably the least well-known name in the ensemble. Ridley has the next Inbetweeners movie sequel on her schedule. Besides, we already knew R2-D2 would be back, but so is the original man in the can, Kenny Baker!
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If you didn’t really know who’s who of the Star Wars cast, here’s the photo with name tags.
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.
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.”