Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill to return for latest Star Wars
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…
The original cast for Star Wars; Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are set to reprise their roles as Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker in the upcoming Star Wars movie directed by J.J. Abrams set for a worldwide release on 18 December 2015.
The cast for Star Wars: Episode 7 has finally been revealed after Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill were spotted in London.
It is rumoured by Deadline that ‘Ford has a gigantic role in the first of the next three films’.
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.”
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.
Other cast members that are to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII include Domhnall Gleeson (Harry Potter), Daisy Ridley (Casualty, Mr Selfridge), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Oscar Issac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Adam Driver (Girls), and motion capture hero Andy Serkis.
Production for Star Wars: Episode VII starts in a couple of weeks.