Actors eager to land a role in a galaxy far, far away now have a rough idea of what the casting directors for the new "Star Wars" features are looking for.
Since George Lucas sold his million-dollar baby Lucasfilm, including the “Star Wars” legacy, to Walt Disney Co., fans have feared that the force would be tainted. Luckily, director, producer, and “Star Wars” fan boy J.J. Abrams will be directing the next film—“Star Wars: Episode VII."
Here’s a look back at four things you didn’t know about casting decisions for past “Star Wars” installments.
Before she was 20 years old, Bonnie Piesse was cast in Episodes 2 and 3 of the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy as Beru, the Tatooine farmer's wife who adopts Luke Skywalker as a baby.