Monday, May 4, 2015

New 'The Force Awkens' Character Details and Images in Vanity Fair

By: Dominic Jones

Vanity Fair has been dominating the Star Wars headlines for the past 24 hours, and with good reason!  In addition to the phenomenal cover featuring the stars of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and a great behind the scenes video, the magazine has now given us our some new details about Lupita Nyong'o's character, who we now know is named Maz Kanata.  Maz Kanata is a motion capture character, meaning that Nyong'o will not actually appear on screen rather her motions, voice, and mannerisms are being used to create this new character.  We also learned that Maz Kanata is a pirate and hangs out with a large "Rogue's Gallery" of other aliens.  You can see these characters (but not Maz Kanata as far as I can tell) in the image below,

The magazine also had photographs by the legendary Annie Lebowitz of Adam Driver as a helmetless Kylo Ren, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron hanging off the side of his X-Wing, Daisy Ridley as Rey on her speeder, and behind the scenes shots of Lupita Nyong'o performing her motion capture work, and of the legendary talent (l-r John Williams, Lawrence Kasdan, Kathleen Kennedy, and JJ Abrams).  Check those out below,

It's really great to see all these new images and get these new details!  It's a great May the 4th gift!

Source: Vanity Fair

Follow The Star Wars Underworld on Twitter @TheSWU for more updates about this story and other breaking Star Wars news.


blivengo said...

Unknown said...

Creative Painting said...

Kaz said...

Kaz said...

Post a Comment

This site is not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. or Disney and is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The official Star Wars site can be found at Star Wars, the Star Wars logo, all names and pictures of Star Wars characters, vehicles and any other Star Wars related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of Lucasfilm Ltd., or their respective trademark and copyright holders. All original content of this site, both graphical and textual, is the intellectual property of The Star Wars Underworld - unless otherwise indicated.
Site template © 2011 Supported by PsPrint Emeryville and