Holy sh*t this sounds like it's gonna be pretty brilliant!
With the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, coming out this year, it means that speculation has already begun about the next film to come out!
No, not Episode VIII… the standalone spinoff that's being directed by Gareth Edwards!
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Well, according to some insider sources, actresses have begun testing for the female lead and all of the woman being considered are pretty freakin' badass!
Apparently Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany is one of the ladies who has tested for the film with Rooney Mara due to read for the part at some time this week!
Um, yes please to BOTH of those actresses!
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Additionally, another gal up for the running is The Theory of Everything Oscar nominee Felicity Jones, however she may not be able to read for the role due to scheduling issues.
What do YOU think of these potential female leads? Do YOU have a favorite?
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