By Eric Diaz
It’s been relatively quiet on the Star Wars Episode VII front these past few months, but as we approach the start of principal photography, we should start seeing more and more concrete info start leaking. The Hollywood Reporter just published a host of rumors about just who J.J. Abrams is meeting with, and just what form the script is in right now.
We already got news that Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons is up for a part (Luke Jr.?) but now a whole bunch of new, more familiar names are starting to pop up. According to the trade magazine’s Heat Vision blog, those names include Michael Fassbender, Hugo Weaving, and Girls‘ Adam Driver (who most recently was said to be up for the part of Nightwing in Batman Vs. Superman). Heat Vision’s sources don’t seem to know who Fassbender is auditioning to be playing, although he looks young enough to conceivably play Han and Leia’s son. Adam Driver is also young enough to possibly fill that role. Hugo Weaving may also be in the running for the role of an Imperial Commander. This is maybe the biggest story spoiler in this whole scoop, because it confirms that the …read more