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Tuesday 20 February 2018

Feel the Force: Dublin set for Star Wars auditions

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STAR WARS bosses are coming to Dublin in the hope of finding stars for the new movies.

Auditions are being held in Filmbase in Temple Bar on November 23 and November 24 of this month

Bosses are on the lookout for “beautiful, smart athletic” actress and a “handsome, smart athletic” man in his late teens or early twenties.

According to the release, the female character is called Rachel and will around 17 or 18 years of age in the movie.

The male lead is called Thomas and the actor must be over 18 years of age. “He must be handsome smart and athetic.”

The auditions will take place in Filmbase in Dublin 2 on 23 and 24 November.

Disney bought Lucasfilm, the production company behind the Star Wars series, in October 2012.

Director JJ Abrams, who is co-scripting the movie, will not be at the open auditions but it is thought that any successful candidates will go to London for further auditions.

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