Another Favorite Is Confirmed to Appear in Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII


***Spoilers ahoy! Details about an additional Episode VIII actor and character follow. If you don’t want that sort of information invading your wormhole, back on out now! Episode VIII Spoilers.***


Boy howdy, the Star Wars universe just keeps bringing in more and more epic talent. As if Mads and Ben Mendelsohn in Rogue One weren’t enough to send us over the moon, rumors of another brilliant actor joining the franchise have been confirmed. I don’t know where he’s finding the time (Peaky Blinders, Taboo, Mad Max) — though I’m sure anyone asked would make the time — but Tom Hardy is confirmed for an Episode VII role.


According to Making Star Wars, Hardy will interact with Finn aka FN-2187 (John Boyega), and they have some very specific details that I’ll *Spoiler code below for those who don’t want any further information. If you want to know more about who Hardy will play, and don’t mind being spoiled, read on.

Episode VII Spoilers

Read more at Making Star Wars, and may the Hardy be with you. Please don’t Spoil others!

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis has been writing about the entertainment industry for ​over eight years, and is the ​Editor-in-Chief at Oohlo, where she muses over television, movies, and pop culture. Previous Senior News Editor at Pajiba, and published at BUST.

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  • emmalita

    Thanks for the spoiler warning. I looked at Tom Hardy, drooled, and then noped out because I have rediscovered seeing movies without knowing every damn thing about them and it is great.

    • JenVegas

      I read it. I’ll totally forget I read it by the time I see the movie though so I think I’ll be OK.

      • emmalita

        I remember the stupidest thing. Something important to my life? Gone within the hour. Obscure detail in a movie? Till my dying day.