If you were wondering why your Twitter feed just exploded, the casting announcement for JJ Abrams’ “Star Wars: Episode VII” may have something to do with it.
We scrolled through the hashtags and @ signs for you to find the best tweets from Hollywood and beyond reacting to the biggest nerd news in years.
— AdPock (@AdPoc) April 29, 2014
The Star Wars VII cast needs more Lando. pic.twitter.com/KCRsf7l3Zf
– Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) April 29, 2014
I don’t know why you would bother to photograph the cast of a new Star Wars movie sitting in a circle with not ONE of them in a hoverchair.
— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) April 29, 2014
Plot of new Star Wars revealed: Han and Leia’s kid is “force”d to move back home after Jedi college. Uncle Luke lives over the garage. — Betty F*ckin’ White (@BettyFckinWhite) April 29, 2014
If George Lucas was directing Star Wars VII, the only star would be a ping pong ball on a stick.
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) April 29, 2014
A little disappointed to hear Kenny Baker wasn’t at the new Star Wars script read through…