|06.04.2014 – Star Wars Episode VII is brewing with leaked photos from the set and previous contest announced by JJ Abrams related to Force for Change.
Now they have announced also that they added two new cast members to the Star Wars Family. Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie were announced to join the cast currently shooting the principle photography in Pinewood Studios near London, England...
The continuing saga of Star Wars is all geared up as Lupita Nyong'o joins the recently announced cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII.” This year, her breakthrough performance in “12 Years a Slave” earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series “Game of Thrones” as Brienne of Tarth, has also been cast in the production. She can next be seen in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.”
"I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII," says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. "It's thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape."
Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the Saga Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.
“Star Wars: Episode VII” is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.