‘Lost’ Star, Dominic Monaghan, Set To Join New ‘Star Wars’ Movie

It was recently announced that ‘Lost’ star, Dominic Monaghan will be joining the cast of ‘Star Wars’ in the upcoming film.

By on August 24, 2018
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Dominic Monaghan, from TV’s Lost and Lord of the Rings, has been announced that he will be joining the cast of the new Star Wars movie. The film is currently in production, and will also mark the reunion of Monaghan and Lost creator, J.J. Abrams.

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According to Entertainment Weekly, Monoghan announced his involvement with the film by teasing a picture alongside a Star Wars quote on social media. This information joins previous cast announcements that Billy Dee Williams and Mark Hamill would also be reappearing in the next installment of the franchise. Director, J.J. Abrams, is also returning as director for the new Star Wars film.

No official statement has been made yet, by Lucasfilm or Disney, regarding Monaghan’s casting. The acting was quoted, however, saying: “The galaxy far far away has had almost as much influence as the one I live in, so I am delighted to be involved.” It is still unknown as to what kind of character Monaghan will be playing, and what his role will be in the upcoming film.

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