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VIDEO: Gary Oldman and Mark Hamill lead performance-captured cast for Star Citizen

Chris Roberts and his team have unveiled a blockbuster cast for the single-player element of upcoming space exploration title Star Citizen.

Hollywood talent Mark Hamill, Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson and Andy Serkis are among the stars that will appear during the game’s campaign module Squadron 42.

The video below shows several members of the cast filming their scenes using full performance and facial capture technology at UK-based mo-cap specialist Side. It was unveiled during CitizenCon 2015.

Squadron 42 is also being developed by the UK arm of Cloud Imperium Games, a studio named Foundry 42, and is due for release in 2016.

You can read our recent interview with Roberts here, in which he promised Star Citizen would have a "top-level movie cast".

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