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Saoirse Ronan Confirms Star Wars Episode VII Audition

Saoirse RonanLast month, Latino-Review reported that Saoirse Ronan had auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII. Now, according to Sky News, the actress has confirmed that she did indeed audition for a role in the film. After confirming the audition, the actress also added that "so has everyone".

However, beyond confirming the audition, Saoirse Ronan was rather tight-lipped about the film. Ronan claimed that the Disney/Lucasfilm bosses would "chop off her head with a light-sabre" if she revealed any more details.

Of course, Ronan's confirmation of auditioning does lend credibility to ongoing reports that Star Wars Episode VII will feature a female lead. While exactly what role Ronan auditioned for is unknown, the idea of Han Solo and Princess Leia's daughter being a major role in the film has been a consistent rumor.

Star Wars Episode VII is scheduled to be released in movie theaters in the summer of 2015.

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