Report: Girls’ Adam Driver to Play Villain in Star Wars: Episode VII

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Actor Adam Driver attends the "Inside Lleywn Davis" premiere in New York City, September 28, 2013.

Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to play the villain in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Citing anonymous “Star Wars sources,” the Reporter says Driver, who plays Hannah’s eccentric, on-again-off-again boyfriend in Lena Dunham’s HBO series Girls, is likely to play the undisclosed role, which the Reporter says Michael Fassbender and Joel Kinnaman may have both been under consideration for as well. The Reporter says casting on the notoriously secretive project is nearly complete.

[The Hollywood Reporter]

3 comments
mrbomb13
mrbomb13

Is the Star Wars franchise THAT desperate?? 

Juls
Juls

@mrbomb13 right... Maybe it was desperate as well when they signed a carpenter and part-time actor to play Han Solo?

graydogg51
graydogg51

I think hiring a carpenter was a better decision than hiring the guy from the cover of Mad Magazine....