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Star Wars: Episode VII eyes Adam Driver for the lead villain?

February 26th, 2014 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

According to Variety, Adam Driver (Girls) is close to signing on to play the villain in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.

The trade claims that Driver will play the film’s main antagonist and that the role is similar to that of Darth Vader in the original trilogy.

What do you think?

Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J.J. Abrams from a script that he wrote with Lawrence Kasdan. The movie is rumored to focus on a new generation of heroes and could include appearances by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in older versions of their iconic characters from the original Star Wars trilogy. The film is expected to begin shooting in May of 2014 and will hit theaters on December 18, 2015.

Source: Variety

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