A new hope: Jonathan Rhys Meyers to star in new Star Wars film?

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May 21, 2013 09:10:01 IST

Filmmaker JJ Abrams reportedly wants actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers to star in his upcoming film 'Star Wars Episode 7'.

The actor is in line to reunite with the Mission Impossible 3 and Star Trek director in the highly-anticipated sequel, reported Digital Spy.

A new hope: Jonathan Rhys Meyers to star in new Star Wars film?

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Little is known about the follow-up to 1983's 'Return of the Jedi' so far.

Stars like Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher are expected to return for the Disney film.

Best known for his role in 'The Tudors', Meyers will next be seen in 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' and in the title role of the Dracula television series.

'Toy Story 3' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' writer Michael Arndt is working on the screenplay for the new 'Star Wars' movie.

'Star Wars Episode 7' is scheduled to arrive in 2015.

PTI

Updated Date: May 21, 2013 09:10:04 IST