It seems that a galaxy far, far away may be getting another star soon. It seems that J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm has done casting for the upcoming Star Wars film and is looking for an actress for the role which will require some action-heavy fight scenes. And it seems that production has their an actress in mind for the role, Keri Russell.
According to a report from Variety, Keri Russell is in talks to join J.J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode IX which he is writing and directing. The role requires some action heavy fight scenes which is no surprise given the latest installments in the Star Wars universe. Abrams and Lucasfilm have reportedly settled on Russell after meeting with several actresses for the role over the past few months. The report also mentioned that Abrams will likely cast two additional actors to star alongside Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver.
It is unknown at this time what Russell’s role will entail, whether she will be on the side of the Rebels or the First Order. So, for now, we will just have to wait for more information. So to stay up to date on Star Wars’ news, stay tuned to SuperBroMovies for any updates.
Star Wars: Episode IX blasts into theaters December 20, 2019