With the big heroes in their 50s, 60s and 70s, the usually reliable jj abrams is plunging the girls star into a fearsome spotlight, says ben child. It is the first installment in the star wars sequel trilogy, following the story of return of the jedi 1983, and is the seventh episode of the ninepart skywalker saga. Additional cast members will likely be announced in the next month. Episode vii film, but one of our known knowns at least, we thought was that adam driver was definitely going. Adam driver to play the villain of star wars 7 the latest casting report for star wars. But what do we know about the sequel trilogys first. Or will that be the central question surrounding adam driver s role in the upcoming star wars. The force awakens delivers the thrills, with a touch of. Its no surprise that adam driver is on the dark side driver plays kylo ren in star wars episode vii.
Episode vii the force awakens, the continuation of the skywalker family saga that tells the story of a new generation of heroes and villains. According to variety, girls star adam driver is in final talks to play the villain role that will be in the vein of the franchises iconic villain, darth vader. The talented actor opens up about his latest role in the martin scorsese film silence, the grueling prep he endured, and why the films themes are similar to star wars. Girls star adam driver could go from bad boyfriend to evil superpower. Talking to empire magazine, driver spoke about his surreal star. Variety is reporting that adam driver girls, inside llewyn davis is now the top choice to play the villain in episode vii. Star wars fans may have sensed a disturbance in the force. Anthony daniels, who played luke skywalker s robot aide c3p0, will play a live action version of the droid in jj abramss star wars, while a leaked set photo suggests adam driver might not be playing a baddie after all. Episode vii cast has oscar isaac, adam driver, big 3. Adam driver kylo ren, seen here attending the ballet 422 premiere during the 2014 tribeca film festival, is one of the new actors joining the star wars franchise for episode vii. We have known for some time now that girls co star adam driver was going to be playing a villain in j. Abrams is producing with bryan burk and lucasfilms kathleen kennedy. Episode 7 set has upset the theory that he will play a sith lord or main villain in the fillm.
Star wars episode 7 eyes adam driver for villain role. The 30yearold is in talks to play a villain in star wars. Adam driver could be a villain in star wars episode vii. Variety has the news, claiming that driver will play the films chief antagonist and that the role is similar to that of darth vader in the original trilogy. The photo below was originally posted on facebook by rick lawrence and shows.
Well, we finally have some star wars episode vii set photos featuring two of the newbie cast members, adam driver and gwendoline christie. In just a matter of weeks, moviegoers will finally be able to see star wars. Adam driver discusses the importance of keeping star wars episode 7 grounded and recalls his favorite moments from the original trilogy. Adam douglas driver born november 19, 1983 is an american actor.
Jj abrams, disney and lucasfilm have finally revealed their cast for star wars episode 7. Who is kylo ren, played by adam driver, in the force awakens. Episode vii the force awakens 2bluray english audio. Star wars the force awakens official full trailer 2015 daisy. A photo appearing to show adam driver on the star wars. Way back in february 2014, girls star adam driver was rumored to be taking the villain role in star wars. Chief among those fresh faces is evildoer kylo ren adam driver, a dark side user whos part of the mysterious knights of ren. Adam douglas driver was born in san diego, california. Episode vii, according to the hollywood reporter citing anonymous star wars sources, the reporter says driver, who plays hannahs eccentric, onagainoffagain boyfriend in lena dunhams hbo series girls, is likely to play the undisclosed. Adam drivers involvement in the star wars franchise was first announced on april 29, 2014 when he was named as a cast member for star wars. Episode vii the force awakens is a 2015 american space opera film produced, cowritten and directed by j. Star wars uncut adam driver on episode vii the force. Variety has broken the news that adam driver, best known as hannah loveablejackassish onagainoffagain boyfriend adam, will play a villain in star wars. Episode vii, opening december 18, 2015 facebook messenger.
Adam driver from girls has been cast as a villain in star wars episode vii. The images are not great, kind of blurry, and a little grainy, but you can clearly make out the actors while they walk around set. Episode ix the rise of skywalker as the villainous kylo ren. Episode vii had up its sleeve, and thats meant in a good way. Heres the actor that probably play a villain in star. Adam driver is closing in on a deal with disney and lucasfilm to play the villain in j. Episode vii has finally been announced, and as was rumored, the list. Girls star adam driver is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to play the villain in the upcoming star wars. While no deal has been signed yet, varietys sources say that one is expected to be finalized and signed in the coming days. Star wars 7 leaked photo of adam driver changes everything. Star wars episode vii star adam driver spoke with the wall street journal this past week while promoting his new film hungry hearts which premiered at the toronto international film festival this week.
Variety is reporting adam driver is close to signing a deal thatll make him the main villain in j. Adam driver girls, inside llewyn davis is in final talks to play the villain in j. The force awakens, and on wednesday, entertainment weekly gave fans a better look at the. Adam driver was one of the more surprising casting choices that star wars. John boyega on star wars hugs, nicknames and life as finn. Episode vii the force awakens 2015 adam driver as kylo ren. Abrams and starring mark hamill, billie lourd, daisy ridley, adam driver and ian mcdiarmid. A dark warrior who is strong with the force, the leader of the knights. The cast of episode vii has officially been announced. Adam driver recently gave some insight into what it was like to do a table read for star wars.
Facebook messenger click the button below and wait for a. This is the fearsome mask of kylo ren, as played in the force awakens by adam driver. Adam driver to play the villain of star wars 7 screen rant. Adam driver talks about keeping star wars episode 7. Episode vii will continue the jedi saga where return of the jedi left off. His mother, nancy needham wright, is a paralegal from mishawaka, indiana, and his father, joe douglas driver, who has deep roots in the american south, is from little rock, arkansas. The folks over at jedi news have a juicy morsel of a new rumor to satiate our thirst for knowledge as jj abrams and the powers that be continue to go all radio silence on star wars. While the actor broke into the spotlight with his role on the hbo show girls, driver managed to secure parts in films like lincoln, inside llewyn davis, and this. With filming set to begin in april, disney has made its first casting revelation for star wars. From lupita nyongo to adam driver, heres your ultimate guide to the new star wars. Adam driver born november 19, 1983 is an academy award nominated american actor who starred in the sequel trilogy films star wars. Girls star adam driver is in final negotiations to star as the villain in star wars. Now best known as lena dunhams jerky offandonagain beau in girls, for which he was nominated for an emmy, the 30yearold actor has also appeared on the big screen in.1003 508 1461 1100 1466 917 468 1363 104 1588 412 103 610 554 1591 328 1354 734 198 773 244 809 292 846 38 1241 1397 16 133 177 897