Star Wars ‘Episode VII’ Casting Calls in the U.S!


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Back in September, we posted a casting call in England for someone who could *potentially* play a Wookiee.

Now, four casting calls have been released and while they remain for an “unnamed feature,” the character descriptions match those previously given for Star Wars: Episode VII!

Casting director Maryellen Aviano will be in Chicago Nov. 14 in search of young actors to fill two roles. One will be for a female in the 17-18 range to play a character named Rachel. She is described as a “street smart, independent, athletic, natural beauty,” with the role open to “all ethnicities, multi & bi-racial.”

A male in the 19-23 range is also being sought to play a character described as “athletic, smart, handsome,” and “independent spirited.” The character, named Thomas, has “grown up without a father’s influence. Without the model of being a man, he doesn’t have the strongest sense of himself.”

The Chicago auditions will occur on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Park West event space from 3-8 p.m.

There are also other audition notices across the country:

  • Troy, Michigan – Nov. 17
  • Austin, Texas – Nov. 22
  • Nashville, Tennessee – Nov. 24

Online submissions are also being accepted!

[via The Mary Sue]





6 Responses to Star Wars ‘Episode VII’ Casting Calls in the U.S!

  1. problem that they are looking at the wrong places for this ch look at Portland OR and you will see more of athletic, smart, handsome,” and “independent spirited.”