"Star Wars: Episode VII" to hold open casting call in Chicago

By WEEK Reporter

Photo Courtesy: MGN Online

November 8, 2013 Updated Nov 8, 2013 at 10:36 PM CDT

Chicago, Il. -- Have you ever dreamed of being in a "Star Wars" Movie... well here is your chance?

On November 14th, Disney is hosting a casting call for the "Star Wars: Episode seven" in Chicago, and in St. Louis. 

According to the casting call notice, producers are looking for a young man and woman to play lead roles in the film. 

The female a character named Rachel who is 17-18 years old, "beautiful, smart and athletic." 

The other character is a male named Thomas, who's described as a young man between 19-23 years old, "handsome, smart and athletic."

Applicants are asked to show up to the casting call or to fill out an online submission that includes a video. All ethnicities are encouraged to apply.

The movie, directed by J.J. Abrams, is scheduled to begin shooting early next year, and hit theatres in December of 2015.

Auditions in St. Louis will be held at the Sheraton-St.Louis City Center Hotel, on 400 South 14th Street, from noon until 5:00 p.m.

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