Disney Talent Search for Unknown Actors for Lead Roles in “Star Wars” new trilogy for 2014. Movie will be released in 2015!
Walt Disney pictures has just announced a nationwide casting call for the U.S. and the UK for 2 teen to young adult actors to play 2 lead roles in Disney’s Star Wars 7 which will be filming in 2014 and coming out in movie theaters in 2015.
Do you feel you have the talent to be the next star of a Disney movie?
Here is a chance to be in one of the most anticipated Disney movies ever…. “Star Wars Episode 7”. The Disney company has bought the Star Wars franchise and is currently casting for the new Star Wars trilogy that follows where Return of the Jedi left off.
Casting directors are looking for 2 new characters which are described as a teen girl and a late teen to early 20’s young man. You can see the 2 character breakdowns below.
Earlier this year Disney had announced new characters for Star Wars that they would be casting and 2 of those roles are up for grabs now.
Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to maker her way alone in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17 she has become street smart and strong. She is able to take care of herself using humor and guts to get by.
Always a survivor, never a victim, she remains hopeful that she can move away from this harsh existence to a better life. She is always thinking of what she can do to move ahead.
Seeking: Young woman to play 17-18 Years old. Must be beautiful, smart and athletic. Open to all ethnicities (including bi- and multi-racial).
Has grown up without a father’s influence. Without the model of being a man, he doesn’t have the strongest sense of himself. 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.
Seeking: Young man to play 19-23 years old. Must be handsome, smart and athletic. Must be over 18.
Disney Auditions and Casting Call information for “Star Wars”
More open casting calls have now been announced for the New Walt Disney Pictures production of “Star Wars Episode 7“.
Disney casting directors will be meeting with talent in St. Louis, Chicago, Troy, Austin and Nashville. There is no word if more cities will be added to the tryout schedule but they will also take online submissions for Disney.
If you are interested in trying out for a role in a Disney movie, this is your chance!
We wish we knew exactly how these new characters fit into the Star Wars franchise but Disney has been fairly tight lipped about the plot of the new trilogy however, there have been lots of rumors floating around.
The Casting call is scheduled as a meet and greet with casting director MARYELLEN AVIANO
Whose casting credits include… Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Inception, Transformers 1-4, Thor, Man Of Steel, Oz The Great And Powerful, The Avengers, Hangover Part III, Django Unchained and many others.
Here are the cities that have been scheduled for the U.S. casting calls. Also, there will be UK casting calls for the same roles.
November 7, 2013
Ramada – Minneapolis Airport Mall
2300 E. American Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55425
3pm – 8pm
November 10, 2013
Sheraton – St. Louis City Center Hotel
400 S. 14th St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
12pm – 5pm
November 14, 2013
Park West Theatre
322 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
3pm – 8pm
November 17, 2013
2601 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084
12pm – 5pm
November 22, 2013
Hilton – Austin
500 E. 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701
3pm – 8pm
November 24, 2013
Sheraton – Nashville Downtown
623 Union St.
Nashville, TN 37219
12pm – 5pm
There is also an open casting call schedule for the UK. You can see those locations and times on the flyer below.
Star Wars Episode VI came out decades ago, here is the trailer:
Think you have what it takes to be in a Disney film, especially the new Star Wars? Let us all know in the comment section!