Bam. Lucasfilm just announced the cast of Star Wars Episode VII, and it's full of surprises. Andy Serkis!
Via the Star Wars website:
Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.