Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Driver
Though no official castings have been announced, the rumor mill is working overtime when it comes to reported castings for Star Wars: Episode VII. So who might be feeling the force in J.J. Abrams' upcoming installment?
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Lupita Nyong'o: According to The Wrap, the 12 Years a Slave star met with Abrams a few weeks before she nabbed the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Nyong'o is supposedly in talks for the female lead, with some theorizing that she might fill the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi's descendant, who has been described as non-Caucasian.
Adam Driver: The Girls star is reportedly close to signing on to play the film's villain, who will be in the vein of Darth Vader, Variety reports.
Jesse Plemons: Abrams confirmed to The Wrap that he has spoken to the Breaking Bad and Friday Night Lights alum. There's even speculation that Plemons' potential role would be Luke Skywalker's son or trainee.
John Boyega: The Attack of the Black star is also reportedly a contender for the lead role, according to Variety.
Ed Speleers: The British actor, best known for playing Jimmy on Downton Abbey, is competing with Plemons and Boyega for the lead, Variety reports.
Who would you like to see in the film?