VOTE: Who Should Play the Lead in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII?’

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Adam Driver is set to play the villain in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII,” but who will oppose him as the lead is still up in the air.

However, Variety released a shortlist of the actors being considered for the role, all of whom are viable candidates. Weigh in on whom you think is the right Jedi below.

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  1. rocky-o says:

    as i have said before, ellen page would be great…however, i have seen many suggest benedict cumberbatch who i absolutely love, and who definitely should be in this film, one way or another…(and just imagine the poster with him in the center holding a light saber…now that’s what i’m talking about…)

  2. Courtney says:

    Chris Pine

  3. Lavinia says:

    Benedict Cumberbatch, without doubt.

  4. Tricia Lou says:

    Jake Abel

  5. Bliss says:

    Benedict Cumberbatch should be in the movie. A prominent role -not a baddie-. He shines through the whole spectrum, from angel-like to villain and everythig in between, and now it’s the time to be in side of the light… IMO.

  6. Fireballs says:

    Jesse with a female lead aswell and big 4 from OT !

  7. Traven Dunn says:

    Christian Bale as Imperial Captain

  8. fixingbikes says:

    Natalie portman , as a jedi she would sell every seat in the house ,

    • rocky-o says:

      that would be very cool, but…unless her species grows old really really slow, she’d be the granmother to han and leia’s children…an apprentice probably not so much…then again…

  9. Dager says:

    Mark Hamill

  10. Tony says:

    Michael Fassbender

  11. ian says:

    IAN BEVERIDGE should play the new role :D yes, that is me.

  12. Eric Orman says:

    I’ll play the lead. I’m no blockbuster, but I do have heart.

  13. Eric Orman says:

    I’ll play the lead. I’m no blockbuster, but I do have heart.

  14. Chris Fisichella says:

    I’m the guy they’re looking for I just would love one opportunity to show someone!

  15. MakingStarWars says:

    Jesse Plemmons and John Boyega are both fine, proven choices that could perform at a pretty high level without a lot to work with, which can be important for a Star Wars: Film.

  16. rocky-o says:

    i would go with a female jedi…and there are a few kick-butt ones around, like ellen page, who can act and probably knows which way to hold a light saber…(please no ‘typical hollywood blondes’ need apply…)

  17. Carrie Fisher should be the MOTHER-figure in the new Star Wars movie. Harrison Ford should be the FATHER-figure in this new movie.

  18. Syandrious says:

    Christopher Pine. He’s good in these types of movies lol.

  19. Bib Fortuna says:

    I want a female lead, Saoirse Ronan or someone else

  20. Cheryl Allen says:

    Stephen Amell ..Works a lot!! But consider him for this. He would be amazing

  21. cody culligan says:

    Chris hemsworth, mark wahlberg or Jason Statham

  22. goobamccoy55 says:

    Stephen Amell

  23. filmtoppings says:

    Either Mark Wahlberg or Tom Cruise.

  24. Donny says:

    I wish they cast john boyega

  25. Stephan Klose says:

    What a question. Harrison Ford aka Han Solo. Why do you even ask?

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