Galactic travelers, smugglers, and other assorted riffraff fill the main hall of pirate Maz Kanata’s castle
Vanity Fair has shared a few new images and a video from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and they are a lovelt reveal of character and behind the scenes stuff.
The images confirm that Gwendoline Christie is in fact Captain Phasma, the very cool Silver trooper and Adam Driver is playing the three-bladed saber weilding Kylo Ren and that Lupita Nyong’o’s motion capture character is called Maz Kanata.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and features a new generation of swashbuckling heroes and shadowy villains, as well as the return of fan-favorite smugglers, princesses, and Jedi.
Starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Christina Chong and Miltos Yerolemou, the J.J. Abrams-directed film will debut in theaters on December 18, 2015.
Watch the video below for a cool behind the scenes of the movie and scroll down for the images including Kylo Ren and Captain Phasma
Lupita Nyong’o performing motion capture for CGI pirate character Maz Kanata
Oscar Isaac as ace Resistance pilot Poe Dameron
J. J. Abrams directs Daisy Ridley as the heroine Rey, who pilots her speeder through a marketplace on the planet Jakku
Adam Driver as First Order commander Kylo Ren, who wields the infamous three-pronged lightsaber
Composer John Williams, producer and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan
Gwendoline Christie plays the First Order chrome trooper Captain Phasma