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'Star Wars: Episode VII' to resume filming

By Breeanna Hare, CNN
August 13, 2014 -- Updated 1943 GMT (0343 HKT)
The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- or should we say "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," now that the official title has been released -- unites well-known names with some up-and-coming actors. At least one cast member, Daisy Ridley, is so new she has just a few acting credits to her name. You can see her in the back right of this cast photo, wearing a necklace and talking to "Star Wars" veteran Carrie Fisher. Here's who she'll star with: The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- or should we say "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," now that the official title has been released -- unites well-known names with some up-and-coming actors. At least one cast member, Daisy Ridley, is so new she has just a few acting credits to her name. You can see her in the back right of this cast photo, wearing a necklace and talking to "Star Wars" veteran Carrie Fisher. Here's who she'll star with:
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Meet the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke
Lupita Nyong'o
Gwendoline Christie
John Boyega
Adam Driver
Oscar Isaac
Andy Serkis
Domhnall Gleeson
Mark Hamill
Carrie Fisher
Harrison Ford
Anthony Daniels
Kenny Baker
Peter Mayhew
Max von Sydow
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • "Star Wars: Episode VII" is reportedly set to resume filming
  • It's expected to pick back up later this month
  • The movie took a two-week break to let Harrison Ford heal from an on-set injury

(CNN) -- "Star Wars: Episode VII" is preparing to get back to work.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, J.J. Abrams' project is set to resume filming later this month after taking a two week break to allow Harrison Ford time to recover from an injury.

'Star Wars' cast gets two unknowns, takes break while Harrison Ford heals

Ford, 72, broke his left leg in an on-set accident in June. He underwent surgery and then entered rehab, and was recently seen walking the carpet at the "Expendables 3" movie premiere in Los Angeles.

Harrison Ford broke leg in 'Star Wars' set mishap

That said, THR notes that it's unclear if Ford is yet ready to return to London for filming. The actor is reprising his role of Han Solo in the project, which also features "Star Wars" actors Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill and a healthy number of newcomers.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is set to bow on December 18, 2015.

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