Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Revealed

"I think we're going to have company."

Star Wars series stalwarts Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher have been joined in a galaxy far, far away by a mix of fresh faces. John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings), Domhnall Gleeson (About Time), and Max von Sydow (The Exorcist) have all signed on to star in J.J. Abrams Star Wars Sequel that takes place after the events in 1983’s Return of the Jedi.

Filming begins soon and the film is scheduled to hit theaters December 18, 2015.

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