Max Von Sydow\’s Character in The Force Awakens Revealed?


minorityreport-vonsydowOf the major names playing roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens the one name that has remained a mystery is that of Max Von Sydow’s character. For months there have been a lot of crazy rumors about who he is playing, ranging from Boba Fett, a character named Montross, a Clone Wars veteran, or even someone from one of the new books. Now it looks like he’s an all-new character we haven’t seen before.

This isn’t a major spoiler as his character appears in the very beginning moments of the movie following the opening crawl… has heard information that finally sheds light on this long-running Episode VII mystery:

“The rumor going around is that Max von Sydow plays a character named Lor San Tekka, a man in possession of information vital to the quest of finding the elusive Luke Skywalker. As an elder of a village on Jakku, Lor San Tekka is sought out by the heroic pilot Poe Dameron to find the missing Jedi’s whereabouts.”

So there you have it. It looks like Max Von Sydow is playing a new character named Lor San Tekka in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.