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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Adds Christina Chong

24 star Christina Chong has now joined the huge cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Chong will reportedly play a minor supporting role.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Adds Christina Chong

The Star Wars: Episode VII star cast has now taken British actress Christina Chong on board. However, the “24: Live Another Day” star is set to play a minor role in the next Star Wars sequel.

The Latino Review first broke the news that was later on confirmed by many other websites. Chong is very excited about the upcoming next sequel of Star Wars. She is a fan of the franchise as shown by her tweet which she posted on her Twitter in May when the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII began.

Besides Fox's 24, Chong has also appeared in TV shows like Doctor Who and Black Mirror. She also appeared in Madonna’s “W.E. Christina Chong joins John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and also two recently added new cast members. 

Britain's Pip Andersen and America's Crystal Clarke were taken on board as a result of last year's open auditions held in the US and UK. 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong'o and Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie are also added after the announcement of the original Star Wars cast. 

The Star Wars: Episode VII shooting spot is Pinewood Studios in London and the deserts of Abu Dhabi. However, certain reports also claim that some filming will be done at Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean as the crew reportedly visited the place. Puzzlewood is famous for the shooting of TV shows such as Merlin, Dr Who and Atlantis.

Disney and Lucasfilm's “Star Wars: Episode VII” is set to hit theaters on Dec. 18th, 2015. J.J. Abrams is directing the current sequel while three more directors have also been taken on board for five more future episodes of the Star Wars franchise.


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SDCC 2014: Star Wars The Black Series 6″ Figures Panel Images

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FREDDIE PRINZE JR Gets Honest About Working With Kiefer Sutherland On ’24′

Source: I'm Not Obsessed

Remember when Freddie Prinze Jr. co-starred on ’24′ with Kiefer Sutherland? Well, Freddie remembers it but not fondly. He opened up about the experience while at Comic Con to promote his new Disney XD series, ‘Star Wars Rebels.’ RELATED: Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar post a cute couple selfie. Freddie said: I did 24, it was terrible. I hated every moment of it. I just wanted to quit the business after that. So, I ju ...
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"Star Wars: Rebels" TV series to debut on Disney channel

Source: Channel News Asia

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Kiefer Sutherland Responds to Freddie Prinze Jr., Claims of Unprofessionalism

Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Jack Bauer is facing his most unexpected and terrifying enemy yet: criticism. In an interview with ABC News over the weekend, Freddie Prinze Jr. delved into his single season on 24 and slammed the show's star, saying Kiefer Sutherland almost made him "quit the business." "It was terrible. I hated every moment of it," Prinze said of his stint as a CTU agent. "Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in t ...
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Freddie Prinze Jr Slams 'Unprofessional' Kiefer Sutherland: 'Working On '24' Made Me Want To Quit Acting' (VIDEO)

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

Freddie Prinze Jr has pulled no punches, dishing the dirt on what it was like working with Kiefer Sutherland. The two stars appeared alongside each other on ‘24’ in 2010, but it wasn’t an pleasant experience for Freddie, who has thrown some serious shade at the show’s leading man. Freddie Prinze Jr Speaking to ABC News, Freddie said that working with Kiefer made him want to quit showbusiness, explaining: “I hated every minute of it. Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world. Th ...
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Star Wars VII: Skellig Michael filming ruffles a few feathers

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A Collection of Cosplay from Comic-Con 2014

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Silver Surfer1960's BatmanWitches (American Horror Story)Bane and BatmanBumblebee (Transformers)Katniss Everdeen (Catching Fire)Hercules (Marvel)Hocus Pocus SistersThe Infinity GauntletJohn Coffey (The Green Mile) Newt and facehugger (Aliens)Optimus PrimePirate Harley Quinn and Poison IvySamurai Star WarsScarlet WitchSoul Sapphire (Green Lantern)Stephen Colbert's Hobbit Character (this is Stephen Colbert lo ...
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An island far, far away: Filming for Star Wars Episode 7 takes place on remote Irish island under veil of secrecy

Source: Daily Mail - UK

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