[Movies] Saoirse Ronan Confirms Auditions For Star Wars: Episode VII Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.01.2013
"So has everyone"...
Sky News reports that Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones, How I Live Now) has confirmed she has auditioned for a role in the new Star Wars movie. She said that while she auditioned, she added "so has everyone".
Names that have been rumored for the film, directed by JJ Abrams, include Benedict Cumberbatch, Ryan Gosling, Leonardo DiCaprio and Simon Pegg. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher are also rumored to reprise their roles from the original trilogy.
The rumor is that Ronan could have auditioned to play Han Solo and Princess Leia's daughter.
When asked about the film, she added that those in charge would "chop off her head with a lightsaber" if she gave anything away. The film begins shooting in England next year with a summer 2015 release date.