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. Gary Kurtz, producer of the original Star Wars and its sequel The Empire Strikes Back, said casting directors at the open auditions would most likely be focusing first and foremost on the physicality of potential candidates in order to build a picture of what they were looking for. Sometimes they only have five. If they are rebooting the franchise they want these people in more than one film, so they will need people who have chemistry together.
Kurtz said the decision to hold open castings made a great deal of sense, and was in line with the process adopted by producers of the original, critically acclaimed trilogy.
While it is rare for a major Hollywood production to hold open auditions, Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker was unknown when he was picked for 's Star Wars. Harrison Ford Han Solo had had a small part in George Lucas's American Grafitti, but was working as a carpenter when he was cast as the sardonic space smuggler, and Carrie Fisher Princess Leia had appeared briefly in the Warren Beatty comedy Shampoo. A number of well-known actors, including Ireland's Saoirse Ronan, have confirmed Star Wars auditions.
The studio also plans a series of standalone "origins movies" for characters from the original triptych of films which debuted between and Taken together, they will usher in an era in which a new Star Wars movie arrives every year from For full details of the open auditions, click here. Topics Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reuse this content.
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