Star Wars: The Force Awakens Characters Revealed in New Photos

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s big cover and video reveal, Vanity Fair has posted six more Star Wars: The Force Awakens set photos taken by Annie Leibovitz for their June issue, including an official (though mostly assumed) reveal that Adam Driver is playing the dark-cloaked villain Kylo Ren, and that Lupita Nyong’o’s motion capture character is a pirate by the name of Maz Kanata. Check them all out in our gallery below! 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and features a new generation of swashbuckling heroes and shadowy villains, as well as the return of fan-favorite smugglers, princesses, and Jedi.

Starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Christina Chong and Miltos Yerolemou, the J.J. Abrams-directed film will debut in theaters on December 18, 2015.