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Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 48 weeks 4 days ago

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announcement Rumored For May 4th

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It's possible Disney and J.J. Abrams might be making the official cast announcement for Star Wars: Episode VII on May 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day.

It's also possible Disney might be giving us the official title for Star Wars: Episode VII at Comic-Con.

A reporter for Vulture tweeted, "Star Wars 7 casting announcements will come soon, but I'm told that Disney will hold the title reveal until Comic Con. Worked for Marvel..."

It's practically guaranteed that Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford are returning. It's also been said that Peter Mayhew is returning as Chewbacca, and R2-D2 and C3P0 look to be back for Star Wars: Episode VII as well.

Numerous actors have been rumored for the younger roles ranging from Zach Efron to John Boyega and Jesse Plemons

Adam Driver has been said to be the main villain.

Not much is known about the plot, but it's been said the story has been retooled to focus on the original characters to give them one last hurrah before passing the torch to the next generation.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" has a December 18, 2015 release.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Wars hub for more.

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