Possible Open Auditions for Lead Roles in Star Wars: Episode VII
An open casting call for a secret “major Disney movie” has gone out today through Twitter for actors living in the UK. Casting agent Claire Curry @UKopencall tweeted, “Open Auditions for major Disney Movie starting in Bristol this weekend! Please help spread the word.” The film in question is reportedly director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.
The casting call reads as follows:
“SEEKING YOUNG WOMAN TO PLAY 17-18 YEAR OLD. MUST BE BEAUTIFUL, SMART AND ATHLETIC. OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES (INCLUDING BI AND MULTI RACIAL). MUST BE OVER 16.
RACHEL – Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to make her way in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17, she has become street smart and strong. She is able to take care of herself using humor and guts to get by.
Always a survivor, never a victim, she remains hopeful that she can move away from this harsh existence to a better life. She is always thinking of what she can do to move ahead.
SEEKING YOUNG MAN TO PLAY 19-23 YEARS OLD. MUST BE HANDSOME, SMART AND ATHLETIC. MUST BE OVER 18.
Thomas – Has grown up without a fathers influence. Without the model of being a man, he doesn’t have the strongest sense of himself, despite this he is smart, capable and shows courage when it is needed. He can appreciate the absurdities in life and understands you can’t take life too seriously.”
The new Star Wars feature films, beginning with the long-awaited Star Wars: Episode VII, is targeted for release in summer 2015, followed by Episodes VIII and IX.