The Star Wars: Episode VII casting process is secretive in many ways. For one thing, revealing the roles has the potential to be a huge spoiler. Recently we have been given a slight idea of who may be in the film with the recent reports saying that Emperor Palpatine and Obi-Wan Kenobi would return as force ghosts have surfaced.
Now a new report has pegged two actors auditioning for the role of the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. According to LatinoReview, Rachel Hurd-Wood (Peter Pan) is in talks to play Princess Leia’s daughter, while Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) is up for a unknown role.
The very best films of 2012 accurately depicted the fragility of mankind and of its spirit. These are not new topics meant to provoke awe. Every year, cinema depicts the most inconceivable of situations and pits characters in them to fend for their lives. In 2012, the best of cinema took an intense foray into pain and suffering but with an unerring intent to discern what it was that permitted or encouraged particular characters to endure certain tragedies.
What was discovered in these elite films was the profoundest reverence for togetherness and dependability. The police, being dragged around the uninhabited fields of Anatolia searching for a dead body, still managed to cooperate with two murderers in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia. If it was not for a fast-thinking scout master who gathered Camp Ivanhoe’s finest boy scouts to search for two young lovers who fled the coop in Moonrise Kingdom, they would forever be stranded on their own magical island (is that really a bad thing?). Instead of two souls aimlessly suffering existence alone in The Master, they endure together and astonishingly discover what each one so desperately needs in the other: a sense of worth. The father and daughter in Beasts of the Southern Wild would not survive the aftermath of the storm if it were not for their true, illustrious relationship. And the octogenarian couple in Amour is the only proof we need to know that it takes two people, solidified in an unbreakable relationship, to stand firm, face life and to stare the inevitable square in the eyes.
The following are my picks for the 30 best films of 2012.
Who better to do a film about male strippers than Stephen Soderbergh, right?
That’s exactly what the director plans on working on in the coming future, and with the cast growing at an ever speedy rate, the Soderbergh’s low budget Magic Mike appears to be one of the hotter projects going around Hollywood.
The Playlist has revealed that actress Cody Horn has been tapped for the film’s female lead, and will play opposite the likes of Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, and Riley Keough.