(PCM) Recently casting calls were held by Lucasfilm and Disney in 11 cities across the globe. More than 37,000 people turned up for the auditions across the U.S. and the U.K, with 30,000 more that were sent in online.
Out of all the submissions, the lucky pair to be cast in “Star Wars Episode VII” are Crystal Clarke and Pip Anderson.
According to StarWars.com,”Crystal Clarke is an American actress studying in Glasgow, UK, who has both stage and screen acting experience and is soon to be seen in her first feature, ‘The Moon and the Sun’ (to be released in 2015) and “British actor Pip Andersen is a skilled practitioner of parkour, a discipline that involves propelling oneself through any given environment with incredible grace and agility.
In a statement, Lucasfilm president and producer Kathleen Kennedy said “The ‘Star Wars’ universe has always been about discovering and nurturing young talent and in casting ‘Episode VII’ we wanted to remain absolutely faithful to this tradition. We are delighted that so many traveled to see us at the open casting calls and that we have been able to make Crystal and Pip a part of the film.”
A lot of work has already been completed on the upcoming film and shooting is rumored to be completed this fall. Star Wars Episode VII is set for release on December 18, 2015.
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