Maybe Benedict Cumberbatch and Saoirse Ronan Will Star War

September 19, 2013


Is the new Star Wars set in a universe wherein the lightsaber's glow pales beside so many piercing blue eyes? So goes the rumor, as LatinoReview is claiming Saoirse Ronan and the omnipresent Benedict Cumberbatch are in various stages of joining Episode VII.

If their sources are to be believed, Ronan has already had a meeting where she read for an unknown part. There's said to be a new female villain as an antagonist in the film, but there's not yet anything linking Ronan specifically to that role except for how suggestively close the two items are in this block of text. I'm sorry for not spacing it out more. Since that's all the news on Ronan, it didn't seem like it needed another paragraph.

As for Cumberbatch, his involvement is supposedly no longer in question. "DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE ABOUT BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH NOT BEING IN STAR WARS. HE IS IN THE MOVIE!", the article claims. And who can argue with that? Parts were bold. It goes on to say that he'll actually be in the entire new trilogy, beginning with a smaller part in Episode VII that will expand as Cumberbatch's presence in things tends to. It's not yet know who his character is, but it's safe to say he's at least kind of going to look like an alien.

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