Keri Russell may be joining the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'


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Variety is reporting that Keri Russell is in talks to join the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX—reuniting with director J.J. Abrams for the first time since Mission: Impossible III. They previously collaborated on the televised drama Felicity.

According to Variety's sources, project leads (including Abrams) have been meeting with various actresses for several weeks. They finally decided on Russell for the role earlier this week.

Very little is known about Russell's character and that's appropriate considering the mystery surrounding the film's releaseSpeculation on Episode IX's working title change has been spinning since last month and we're still in the dark on where our rebels are headed. Read more...

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