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Nerdist News: STAR WARS EPISODE VII Cast Announced!

Wow, friends, have we got a story for you! While most assumed the news would hold until Star Wars Day this weekend, the powers that be dropped a major news bomb on us this morning, announcing the full cast of Star Wars Episode VII!

But that’s not all we’ve got for you today – before diving into every single detail about the casting announcement, Jessica Chobot’s breaking down an all-new plot-centric Godzilla trailer and getting a drop-in from our very own Nerdist gaming editor Malik Forte, who’s talking about Nintendo’s E3 plans. We’ve got a jam-packed show, so grab a snack, kick back, and enjoy!

Don’t forget to stop on by tomorrow for another episode of Nerdist News, and do please let us know in the comments below how you like the new Star Wars cast!

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  1. ThisGuyRightHere says:

    Clearly Harrison Ford is reprising his character from Paranoia

  2. With all the advances in animatronics, do they still need a human to sit inside the R2-D2 can?

  3. Xagyg says:

    Better take a closer look, Jess…I see THREE females in that SWCast pic, not two. Or is that NOT a female straight ‘down’ from Harrison?

  4. freesoup says:

    Whose playing pizza the hut

  5. CreatoRuin says:

    Oh shoot! John Boyega’s gonna be in Star Wars?!

  6. Alice says:

    Beautiful ending (I love it)l. o_o I have no idea who any of those new cast members are 🙂 that is all

  7. PaladinPool619 says:

    Harrison Ford is obviously playing President James Marshall.

  8. HERVE SHANGO says:

    great video chobot and nerdist

  9. Lt.Dan says:

    I bet Harrison ford is playing Han solo

  10. Traci Ford says:

    SOOOOOOOOOO glad that of the newcomers, I know of only one…Andy “Gollum/Ceasar” Serkis! All the others are unknowns….to me, anywho!