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There has been an awakening for Supreme Leader Snoke!

Andy Serkis’ character has been named and confirmed to be CG via performance capture, thanks to a new article on StarWars.com. Yes, Serkis is playing Supreme Leader Snoke! OK, divorced of context it sounds a bit hard to take seriously. The name “Snoke” doesn’t immediately strike fear into the average person. But there’s a simplicity to it…

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Andy Serkis to only play one character in The Force Awakens

Jedi News had previously reported the rumour that Andy Serkis would be playing two characters in The Force Awakens, one of which being part of a “group of unbelievably athletic and acrobatic motion capture characters.” Serkis, talking to Entertainment Weekly, denied this second role, however: “I can say I only play one character.” Later in the…

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Andy Serkis is playing…

There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? That was Andy Serkis’ voice in the teaser for The Force Awakens. But who is he playing? The Star Wars Underworld have sourced some information on the character, codenamed “Uber”: he’s an old man who appears to be “zombie like”, and indeed, he may in fact…

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Alec Guinness to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Wait, what? The Academy Award-winning actor Alec Guinness, who played Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi in the original trilogy, died in 2000. But a new rumour, which is really the resurfacing of an old rumour, claims that Guinness will return as a Force ghost along with at least three other ghosts including Qui-Gon Jinn, Anakin Skywalker and…