‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ to audition actresses for ‘Mara’ and ‘Caro’

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Casting directors are now setting up auditions for lead and supporting roles in “Star Wars: Episode IX.” The film is now officially using the working title “trIXie.” The former working title was “Black Diamond.” There is currently a talent search underway for an actress between 40-50 years of age to play a character named “Mara,” and also an ethnically diverse actress between 18-26 years of age to play a character named “Caro.” Caro has a captivating naturalness, is a leader and problem solver, and also sports a sense of humor along with a strong will. Males and females are also being cast to play the roles of First Order Stormtroopers.

Numerous additional roles are also being cast, both males and females. Filming will be taking place beginning in July, 2018 at the Pinewood Studios in London, England and surrounding areas. Talent can be considered from all areas from video auditions and live Skype readings. Anyone interested in being considered for these new roles in “Star Wars: Episode IX” can sign up to be submitted, details are posted at the following – www.moviecastingcall.org/star-wars-episode-ix-auditions/.

J.J. Abrams will direct, and also produce along with eight-time Academy Award nominee Kathleen Kennedy and Michelle Rejwan. Film Independent Spirit Award nominee Callum Greene is executive producer. 1st AD is BAFTA Awards winner Tommy Gormley. Academy Award nominee John Schwartzman is DP. “Star Wars: Episode IX” will hit theaters on Dec 20, 2019 with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures handling domestic and international distribution.

Lucasfilm will also start production “Obi-Wan: A Star Wars Story” in January, 2019. This will be a Star Wars Anthology movie based upon the venerable Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi, with the studio reportedly tapping Stephen Daldry (“Billy Elliot,” “The Hours”) to develop the project with a view to directing. “Obi-Wan: A Star Wars Story” will film under the working title of “Joshua Tree.”

Star Wars: Episode IX Casting Calls

Submission Information for Speaking Roles

Click here for details on signing up to be submitted to casting directors for Star Wars: Episode IX.


Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).

Star Wars: Episode IX Production Office
PLT Productions (UK) LTD
Pinewood Studios
Main Admin Building
Pinewood Road
Iver Heath, Bucks SLO ONH
United Kingdom

Carbonado Industries (UK) Ltd
3 Queen Caroline Street
Hammersmith, London
United Kingdom, W6 9PE

Lucasfilm, LTD
1110 Gorgas Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129

The Walt Disney Studios
3 Queen Caroline Street
London W6 9PE
United Kingdom

Executive Producer:

Callum Greene

Producers:

J.J. Abrams
Kathleen Kennedy
Michelle Rejwan

Production Manager:

D.J. Carson

Writers:

J.J. Abrams
Jack Thorne

Director:

J.J. Abrams

Cinematographer:

John Schwartzman

Starring:

Daisy Ridley – Rey
Mark Hamill – Luke Skywalker
Andy Serkis – Supreme Leader Snoke
John Boyega – Finn
Oscar Isaac – Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong’o – Maz Kanata

Story:

The upcoming ninth film in the Star Wars saga and the final film in the sequel trilogy.

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In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career. You can follow Alan Baltes at his Verified Facebook Profile (https://www.facebook.com/alanbaltes) and his Verified Twitter Page (https://twitter.com/alanbaltes).

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