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'Star Wars' Team Announces Cast for Episode VII — Guess Who's Coming Back for the New Installment

"We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII."

The "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast was announced online Monday. (Image source: StarWars.com)

The "Star Wars" team unveiled the cast for the highly anticipated seventh installment in the iconic saga Tuesday — and some of the original cast members will be coming back.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow are set to join the original "Star Wars" stars, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker in the upcoming film.

The "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast was announced online Monday. (Image source: StarWars.com) The "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast was announced online Monday. (Image source: StarWars.com)

"We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again," director J.J. Abrams said. "We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud."

[sharequote align="center"]"...everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud."[/sharequote]

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is set to open worldwide in theaters Dec. 18, 2015.

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