New speculation suggests that the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Episode 7) will include a character similar to Jedi Master Yoda, which may be played by actress Lupita Nyong’o.
A new teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens film has been released, promoting the highly-anticipated update in the series. The trailer was the second teaser for the film; the first teaser was released on YouTube last November and was able to garner over 60 million views. Watch the trailer here . The trailer was shown at the Anaheim Convention Center in California for the Star Wars Celebration event, which previous rumors predicted would be the setting for a new teaser. “The thing that struck me …
is how real you knew and felt Star Wars was when you first saw ‘A New Hope,'” director J.J.
Abrams said, according to Yahoo! News . “You want it to be legitimate.
You want it to be authentic.
Building as much as we could was really the mandate.” New cast members include Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and returning cast members include Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens is scheduled for a December 18, 2015 release date.