Lupita Nyong'o & Gwendoline Christie Join The Cast Of Star Wars: Episode VII Posted by Joseph Lee on 06.02.2014
The cast grows...
Superhero Hype reports that Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years A Slave) and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2) have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said: "I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of ‘Episode VII'. It's thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape."
The film also stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. It is being directed by JJ Abrams from a script be wrote with Lawrence Kasdan. Kennedy, Abrams and Bryan Burk will produce and John Williams will provide the score. It will be released on December 18, 2015.