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Force is with Brendan Gleeson's son Domhnall as he lands 'Star Wars' role

Ralph Riegel

Published 30/04/2014 | 02:30

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ACTOR Domhnall Gleeson has clinched a role in the forthcoming 'Star Wars VII' blockbuster.

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Domhnall, the son of award-winning actor Brendan Gleeson, will join members of the original 'Star Wars' cast in the forthcoming film.

The Irish actor turns 31 on May 12 and the 'Star Wars' role came as the latest project to add to his burgeoning CV.

Film industry officials are predicting that the new 'Star Wars' series will prove the most lucrative in cinema history.

Stars of the original series have now agreed to participate in the eagerly awaited 'Star Wars VII' project, yet to be named.

The three main stars of the 1977 film – Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill – will feature. Other familiar faces will be three actors who participated in the original trilogy, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker, who respectively played the beloved characters C-3PO, Chewbacca and R2-D2.

Irish Independent

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