‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ may have found its villain: ‘Girls’ star Adam Driver

Star Wars: Episode VII may have found its villain. According to Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, Girls star Adam Driver is nearing a deal to become the villain of J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars film. Variety reports that the role will be akin to Darth Vader’s throughout the original trilogy, and it seems that the villain is expected to return in future installments, as Driver’s availability has apparently been an ongoing concern. It’s worth noting that Driver’s name has popped up a number of times recently for potentially large roles without panning out — in Batman vs. Superman, he was rumored to have been considered for both Nightwing and Lex Luthor, neither of which he’ll actually be playing. We may found out soon whether this…

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