After Disney finalized a deal to buy Lucasfilm they announced that they will be filming Star Wars: Episode 7 with plans for the movie to hit the big screen in 2015. A seventh film in the “Star Wars” series has long been rumored, and soon, it’ll be a reality, under Disney’s supervision, and to top it all off Disney made the announcement that at least two films will follow episode 7. After the success that Disney has with purchasing Marvel we are sure that this is going to turn out well for them. Casting for Star Wars Episode 7 has not yet begun but the casting directors are now taking applications for numerous roles in the film. This is a great opportunity to be a part of history with the new ownership and it also is a great opportunity for fans of Star Wars to have a role in the film.
Based on early statements from Lucasfilm, this set of Episode 7 would have taken place from approximately 40 years after the events depicted in Return of the Jedi. The sequel trilogy was to feature Luke Skywalker as a Jedi Master in his sixties, passing on the torch to the next generation of Jedi, the dismantlement of the last remnants of the Galactic Empire and the rebuilding of the Galactic Republic.
The casting directors are now taking applications for several roles in the new film. They are looking for male and female union and non union actors. If you are interested please submit your information along with a photo and resume. Keep checking back for more information on casting dates and times for the new trilogy. And as always please leave us a comment on what you think about Disneys new purchase.