Star Wars Episode VII Casting A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. With those nine words George Lucas introduced the world to cinemas most beloved creations, Star Wars and changed movies forever and now he has passed the baton of his historic franchise to Disney and filmmaker extraordinaire JJ Abrams. Star Wars: Episode VII is set to roll in front of cameras soon and Disney has just announced a series of extremely exciting open casting calls for roles in what will surely be one of the biggest films of all time. This could be your chance to land an unforgettable audition for the most talked about movie of the year. Star Wars: Episode VII will be the sequel to the original, groundbreaking trilogy of A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi. It will be directed by the incomparable Mr. Abrams (Star Trek, Super 8, Lost) from a top secret script by himself and Star Wars legend Lawrence Kasdan, the writer of Empire, Return Of The Jedi and Raiders Of The Lost Ark. The film has an announced worldwide release date of December 18, 2015. Open casting calls for two outstanding roles in Star Wars: Episode VII have been announced and are listed along with the character breakdowns below. Interested performers can get a jump on the audition process by applying today here castittalent.com/OpenCallSubmissionte.aspx?roleid=276852. More details will be posted when new parts become available so stay tuned for more fantastic updates and leave a message for us in the space provided and tell us why you want to be a part of the casting calls for one of the biggest and most anticipated productions in the history of movies, Star Wars; Episode VII! Character Breakdowns For Star Wars: Episode VII: Seeking: Young woman to play 17-18 Years old. Must be beautiful, smart and athletic. Open to all ethnicities (including bi- and multi-racial). RACHEL: Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to maker her way alone 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 father’s 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. United States Casting Calls November 7 Ramada – Minneapolis Airport Mall 2300 E. American Blvd. Bloomington, MN 55425 3pm – 8pm November 10 Sheraton – St. Louis City Center Hotel 400 S. 14th St. St. Louis, MO 63103 12pm – 5pm November 14 Park West Theatre 322 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 3pm – 8pm November 17 Somerset Inn 2601 W. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48084 12pm – 5pm November 22 Hilton – Austin 500 E. 4th St. Austin, TX 78701 3pm – 8pm November 24 Sheraton – Nashville Downtown 623 Union St. Nashville, TN 37219 12pm – 5pm United Kingdom Casting Calls November 9th and 10th Arnolfini Arts Centre 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA 11am – 3pm November 16th and 17th South Block, Wasp Studios 60-64 Osborne St, Glasgow G1 5QH 10am – 2pm November 16 and 17th Progress Centre Charleton Place, Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6HS 10am – 2pm November 23rd and 24th Apiary Studios 458 Hackney Rd, London E2 9EG 10am – 2pm November 23rd and 24th Filmbase Curved St., Dublin, Dublin 2 10:30am – 2:30pm Attention up and coming actors around the world, the Star Wars saga continues and you could be a part of the magic! Apply today for your chance to star in JJ Abrams Star Wars: Episode VII.