David Oyelowo to feature in Star Wars 7

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British-born Nigerian actor, David Oyelowo has been signed up for the voice cast of the Star Wars Episode 7 animated series being made by Lucasfilm Animation.

Oyelowo has starred in a previous Lucasfilm production Red Tails and had a role in Lincoln, which was produced by Star Wars Episode 7′s Kathleen Kennedy.

Oyelowo stars as Forest Whitaker’s son in Lee Daniel’s The Butler and is currently shooting Interstellar for Christopher Nolan.

Other stars to feature in the voice cast of Star War Rebels include Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray and Steven Jay Blum.

Star Wars Episode 7 is due out in 2014.