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Getting any official information regarding the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII has been virtually impossible and with the entire project being surrounded by rumor, hearsay and untruths, it's difficult to separate the speculation from the Bantha [email protected]%t. The latest noise surrounding the movie is the potential casting of 300: Rise of an Empire star .

According to Bleeding Cool the British actor met with and he is very much in the director's plans for Star Wars 7:

Jack O’Connell... is a real contender for a key role in Star Wars: Episode VII. I believe that he’s met with Abrams and the signs I’m getting are that this meeting went very well.

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To be honest, nearly every working actor between the ages of 18 and 35 has been linked to Star Wars: Episode VII over the past couple of months, so I won't put any stock in this rumor until I hear something official.

However, if O'Connell is set for a role in the movie, who would you like to see him play? Sound off in the comments below.


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