We asked, and he answered ... kind of.
Good work, J.J. Abrams.
Just look at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Newbies Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen.
In a reportedly Millennium Falcon–related incident.
In its current state, it probably couldn't make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs.
And five other thoughts about her casting.
And potentially teases more casting announcements.
Along with Carrie Fisher and newcomer Daisy Ridley.
Get to know John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, and all the other newcomers announced today.
Max von Sydow is also onboard.
An update to our collection of the many rumored auditions, start dates, and plotlines that have bubbled up over the past ten months.
She met with J.J. Abrams just before the Oscars.
Two black actors are also in the running.
Outer ... space.