Casting Room: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley Sign on For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’


You tune in for the promos and press conferences. You sign on for the social media campaigns. You mark your calendars for the premieres, sequels, and revivals of TV, film, and theatre’s most-promising projects. But before new shows and movies are on your radar, they’re being planned, executed, and put into motion by production teams far and wide—the most magical part of which happens in the casting room.

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Each week, Glam is going to give you the rundown on your favorite celebrities and their new gigs, from Hollywood’s rising stars to Broadway’s top talents. Welcome to the Casting Room.

Star Wars: Episode VII
 | Harrison Ford, Daisy RidleyCarrie FisherDomhnall GleesonAdam Driver
The Longest Ride | Scott Eastwood
Jem and the HologramsAubrey PeeplesStefanie ScottAurora Perrineau, Hayley Kiyoko
Selma |David OyelowoCarmen Ejogo
SpyMelissa McCarthy,Morena BuccarinAllison Janney

Who Wants to Be a MillionaireTerry Crews | ABC
The VoiceGwen Stefani | NBC
The Astronaut Wives ClubKenneth Mitchell | ABC
Blunt Talk|Patrick Stewart | Starz
Masters of Sex | Sarah Silverman | Showtime
FindingCarter Jesse Henderson, Jesse Carere, Caleb RuminerVanessa Morgan | MTV