Casting has begun for Star Wars: Episode VII, and we have the first known casting breakdown for characters in the upcoming movie. Bleeding Cool is reporting that the below information is 100% confirmed:
Late-teen female, independent, good sense of humour, fit.
Young twenty-something male, witty and smart, fit but not traditionally good looking.
A late twentysomething male, fit, handsome and confident.
Seventy-something male, with strong opinions and tough demeanour. Also doesn’ t need to be particularly fit.
A second young female, also late teens, tough, smart and fit.
Forty something male, fit, military type.
Thirtysomething male, intellectual. Apparently doesn’t need to be fit.
Not much can be interpreted from the list at this time, though the lack of two late-teens of opposing genders does seem to preclude the likelihood of Jacen and Jaina Solo being the focus characters — which incidentally may break my heart.
What story would you like to be told in Episode VII? Are you hoping they stick to the Expanded Universe or branch out into something totally different? Let us know in the comments.
We’ll have more on this as it develops.