Cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Announced: See First Photo


May the force be with these actors!

On Tuesday, announced the cast of the upcoming Episode VII. Along with the original actors Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill, the latest installment will also star John Boyega (above, middle), Daisy Ridley, Girls‘ Adam Driver (above, left), Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis (above, right), Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow.

After the announcement, Boyega tweeted the first photo of the cast’s read-through:

“We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII,” says director J.J. Abrams. “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.”

The post on also reveals that Episode VII will open worldwide on December 18, 2015.