– Casting began in earnest in January.
– At press time, several roles have yet to be filled, including a major female lead.
– Michael Arndt’s initial script has been significantly overhauled by Abrams and Kasdan, which led to a delay in casting.
– Hamill, Fisher, and Ford had been secured to return for Episode VII before the Disney sale in 2012.
– Hamill, Fisher, and Ford will all have “significant” roles.
– Han Solo is considered a co-lead alongside 3 of the younger actors.
Actually none of the above rumors are something we haven’t heard before but it’s always good to hear them from several different sources.