More plot details for the upcoming movie Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens have been revealed today–on Star Wars Day–through. The magazine has the scoop on the characters actors Adam Driver (Girls) and Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) will play in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming sci-fi epic.
Driver will play a Darth Vader-like bad guy named Kylo Ren, who lives on an ice planet and has Stormtroopers at his command, as you can see in the image below.
We’ve also learned that Nyong’o will play a CGI character named Maz Kanata. It’s unclear which side she’s fighting for, but we do know she’s some form of pirate. Award-winning effects studio Industrial Light & Magic is responsible for bringing her character to life in the movie.
to see even more photos from the set of The Force Awakens.
The movie opens on December 18, 2015. Last month at the Star Wars Celebration, we saw a and about DICE’s upcoming shooter .
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