Star Wars Episode 7. Oscar Isaac Plays the Role as Poe Dameron. Ten Things You Should Know

Star Wars Episode 7. Oscar Isaac Plays the Role as Poe Dameron. Ten Things You Should Know
Ignacio Zara

Star Wars Episode 7. Poe Dameron is portrayed by actor Oscar Isaac in Star Wars Episode 7, ‘The Force Awakens.’ Ten things you should know.

Star Wars Episode 7. Oscar Isaac Plays the Role as Poe Dameron. Ten Things You Should Know

Oscar Isaac at the London Film Festival premiere of Inside Llewyn Davis, October 2013. Photo attribution Christopher William Adach from London, UK

1.- Oscar Isaac’s casting in Star Wars Episode 7 was first announced on April 29, 2014.

2.- The character was revealed in the first teaser trailer for the film on November 28, 2014.

3.- Poe Dameron wore a flight suit bearing the symbol of the Rebel Alliance, as well as Aurebesh markings that translated to “pull to inflate.”

4.- Actor Oscar Isaac was born in Guatemala and he graduated (the same as Adam Driver) from the Juilliard School in New York City, where he was part of the Drama Division’s Group 34 (2001–2005).

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5.- Oscar Isaac’s first major film role was as Joseph opposite Keisha Castle-Hughes in the film The Nativity Story.

6.- He played Prince John in the 2010 film Robin Hood.

7.- In 2010-11, he portrayed a security guard in the film W.E., which was directed by Madonna.


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8.- In 2013, Isaac starred in the film Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by the Coen Brothers. Thus, he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

9.- On December 3, 2013, Isaac was cast in J.C. Chandor’s film A Most Violent Year, replacing actor Javier Bardem.

10.- Furthermore, on November 24, 2014, Isaac was announced to play the X-Men villain, Apocalypse in the upcoming film X-Men: Apocalypse. It sets to be released on May 27, 2016.

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  • Matt Skewes

    “2.- In fact, Poe Dameron was a male X-wing pilot approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor, the last major battle between the Rebel Alliance and the enemy Galactic Empire. It took place on the frozen world of Hoth, and resulted in a clear defeat for the Rebels.”


    • LiberalHawk

      Yeah, seriously – who wrote this?

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