More than 1,000 ‘Star Wars’ hopefuls answer Star Wars casting call in Troy

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How would you like to have a chance to start in an upcoming Star Wars film? This is like a dream come true for Star Wars fans everywhere and today more than 1,000 people answered an open casting call in Troy. This means no previous acting experience was necessary.

The roles were for Rachel and Thomas and open casting is still going on. You can apply online or in one of the locations to meet the casting crew in person. Learn more on their website here:

There are two more in person Meet and Greets happening and the next one is right here in Austin (where I am). The other is in Nashville.

  • November 22, 2013
    Hilton – Austin
    500 E. 4th St.
    Austin, TX 78701
    3pm – 8pm
  • November 24, 2013
    Sheraton – Nashville Downtown
    623 Union St.
    Nashville, TN 37219
    12pm – 5pm

Here’s some info on each of the roles:

Seeking: Young woman to play 17-18 Years old. Must be beautiful, smart and athletic. Open to all ethnicities (including bi- and multi-racial). Must be 16 or over.


Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to make her way alone in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17 she has become street smart and strong. She is able to take care of herself using humor and guts to get by.

Always a survivor, never a victim, she remains hopeful that she can move away from this harsh existence to a better life. She is always thinking of what she can do to move ahead.

Seeking: Young man to play 19-23 years old. Must be handsome, smart and athletic. Must be 18 or over.


Has grown up without a father’s influence. Without the model of being a man, he doesn’t have the strongest sense of himself. Despite this, he is smart, capable and shows courage when it is needed. He can appreciate the absurdities in life and understands you can’t take life too seriously.

Lisa Clark

Lisa has been an avid gamer since she was old enough to hold her first controller and a game writer for more than a decade. A child of the Nintendo generation, she believes they just don’t make games like they used to but sometimes, they make them even better! While consoles will always be her first love, Lisa spends most of her gaming time on the PC these days- on MMOs and first-person shooters in particular.