After months and months of speculation, J.J. Abrams has finally allowed the cast of the upcoming Star Wars sequel to be revealed. Many of the names here have been tossed around in the rumor mill like Attack The Block's John Boyega, Girls' Adam Driver, and most recently Inside Llewyn Davis' Oscar Isaac. About Time's Domhnall Gleeson, motion capture god Andy Serkis, and legendary Swedish actor Max Von Sydow are also in the cast. Aside from Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher, the only other woman mentioned is unknown Daisy Ridley. You can watch her reel here:
Fisher of course is joining other original cast members in the film, including Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. Yesterday, Mark Fleming at Deadline reported that he was told that "Ford has a gigantic role in the first of the next three films."
Here's a photo of the cast all gathered together.
Now get ready for zero plot details until this thing's released!