Names of five new characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens revealed
The names of a number of key characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens have been revealed.
Producer Kathleen Kennedy and JJ Abrams have revealed official confirmation of the names of several characters by releasing baseball-style trading card graphics to Entertainment Weekly. Three of the names in question are of the characters played by Oscar Isaac, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley.
Boyega will play a stormtrooper named Finn, while Ridley is portraying a speeder driver being called Rey and Isaac an X-Wing pilot known as Poe Dameron.
The rollerball robot seen a number of times in the trailer is known as BB-8, while the Sith warrior we see at the end is named Kylo Ren.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due for release on December 18th in 2015. A short teaser trailer was unveiled late last month and you can see it in full below.