The Raid Actors To Be Featured In Star Wars: The Force Awakens



Even though J.J. Abrams is done with filming on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it has recently become known that the movie will feature three actors from the the Indonesian martial arts action movies, The Raid.

Deadline reports Iko Uwais will appear in Star Wars alongside fellow Raid 2 actors Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman.

No further information is known including what roles the trio will play.

The Raid 2 was released last year directed by Gareth Evans.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has a December 18, 2015 release directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

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