On April 29, 2014, word of the new “Star Wars Episode 7” cast sent fans scrambling to learn more about the new cast members. The film will be directed by JJ Abrams and co-written by George Lucas, Michael Arndt and Abrams. The original characters of Luke, Leia and Han Solo will return, but the story will also follow the exploits of their children. Here’s what we know so far about the film.
Star Wars actors return
The storyline in Episode 7 takes place thirty years after the Battle of Endor where Episode 6 ended. The characters of Luke, Leia and Han Solo will be played by the actors who originated them: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford. Read more