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Star Wars cast revealed

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Six main cast members from the original Star Wars trilogy, along with a slew of new faces, will appear in Star Wars, Episode VII.  StarWars.com announced Tuesday that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fischer, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and Kenny Baker (R2-D2) would all return for the next installment of the saga.

The new cast members will be John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. 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."

Just in case you were wondering, John Williams is also returning to produce the music for the films.  Star Wars, Episode VII is scheduled for worldwide release on December 18, 2015.
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