Casting: Live Action Star Wars TV Show

Looks like the long-promised live-action Star Wars TV show is finally getting made. At the Knowing junket, actress Rose Byrne [who was actually in Episode II as one of Padme’s handmaidens] revealed that not only is Lucas casting for his new series, set between episodes III and IV, but some of her friends are auditioning.

The TV show was rumored to follow some of the side characters as they build up the Rebel Alliance, but there are no Jedi in the cast. Which is odd, but hey, Lucas hasn’t been wrong yet… Right… Right?

Some say we have all been bashed with over-saturated Jedi lately. This could be the welcomed Star Wars revitalisation we’ve [I’ve] been waiting for. A la Knights of the Old Republic?

Read Full Article: MTV Movies Blog

~ by Fionnlagh on March 11, 2009.

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