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Thursday 20 September 2018

Budding Jedi masters get their chance to Star

Actress Katie Lohman and a Storm Trooper in LA. Photo: Reuters/Lee Celano
Actress Katie Lohman and a Storm Trooper in LA. Photo: Reuters/Lee Celano

HOLD on to your light sabres. The Star Wars production team will be touching down in Dublin this month to cast hopeful actors in upcoming film Star Wars Episode VII.

Disney are holding auditions for a "major Hollywood movie" in Filmbase in Temple Bar this November 24 and 25.

It is believed producers are looking for a young hero and heroine for the next Star Wars instalment.

Last October, Disney acquired Lucasfilm in a €2.95bn deal.

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They then declared plans to begin production on an all-new trilogy of the hugely popular sci-fi franchise.

Applicants for the female role, 'Rachel' must be over 16. She is described as "street smart and strong, always a survivor".

Those auditioning to play 'Thomas' must be over 18. According to the audition notes, Thomas must be "handsome, smart and athletic".

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