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Jesse Plemons Eyed For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Role

Jesse Plemons Eyed For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Role

The cold dead eyes of Breaking Bad's Todd is in the lead for a role in the next Star Wars movie, in what surely must be for a bigger villain role than Vader or the Emperor.



Source: The Wrap

I'm sure the actor doesn't want to be type-cast, but I'm not sure I could see him as a hero after Breaking Bad.  The character Todd he played had to be one of the most evil characters to grace the big or small screen, simply because of the emotionless way the character was written and, of course, played by Jesse Plemons.  But The Wrap says he is in the final stretch of snagging a role in Star Wars: Episode VII.
 

Plemons has already taped an audition that was well-received by those involved in the casting process, and he’ll be flying in to Los Angeles from Austin, Texas for a second audition that will bring him face-to-face with Abrams.


Plemons does look a bit like he could be a Skywalker, but whether or not he'll play hero or villain is unknown.  Abrams is close to casting the part, so we should have official (or unofficial, but certain-ish) news for some of the major roles soon.

 

 





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Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


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