Friday, December 5, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Andy Serkis' 'The Force Awakens' Character Revealed!

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By Chris Seekell

Earlier this week it was reported by Good Morning America that the voice in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer was actor Andy Serkis.

We now can provide some more information concerning the character he plays. We reached out to our sources, and here are some tidbits about the character, as well as how he relates to some other characters in the film.

  • Andy Serkis’ character basically looks like an old man, zombie like, almost risen from the dead.
  • He is being referred to as “Uber”, similarly to how Ridley is being called Kira and Nyong’o is being called Rose.
  • “Uber” has communication with Adam Driver’s Sith character, and a character played by Domhnall Gleeson. Serkis potentially is the Master pulling the strings from behind the scenes.
  • All three characters are part of the new “Empire” which Gwendoline Christie’s character is also a part of. She is confirmed to be playing a Chrome Trooper.

We will let you know if we hear anything else about "Uber" and his role in the film! In the meantime, you can listen to our full podcast where we broke down this information, as well as gave our take on the new teaser and several other Episode VII related pieces of news from this past week. The discussion about Andy Serkis starts at 1:33:00 in the recording below.



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