Disney Just Revealed The Names Of Some New Star Wars Movie Characters


Disney revealed on Thursday the names of a few of the new characters from the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.

Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive from Disney, but here's a look at the names. They're the characters we saw in the teaser trailer that came out a few weeks ago.

Let's break it down.


This little droid is BB-8.

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The X-Wing pilot from the trailer, played by Oscar Isaac, is Poe Dameron.

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The villain is Kylo Ren.

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Daisy Ridley will play Rey. She's likely one of the leads of the new film.

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John Boyega plays Finn. He's probably the other lead.

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There are several other new characters in the film, but we don't know their names yet. Here's a look at the full cast though.

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