John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow join the original stars.
Shooting scheduled to begin spring 2014 with release in December 2015.
Extended look at the upcoming animated series.
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J.J. Abrams confirmed to direct Star Wars: Episode VII.
Star Wars Episode 7 is targeted for release in 2015.