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Speculation What Actress Should Play A Young Female Skywalker Jedi ? (Images)

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by Blue_Jedi33, Nov 11, 2012.

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  1. NileQT87

    NileQT87 Jedi Master star 2

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    It has to be at least in the ballpark of plausibility, yes. Acting and presence, of course, are a big deal. But you do actually have to take into account what the actors playing the parents look like.

    A few stats:
    Natalie Portman - 5'3"
    Hayden Christiansen - 6'2"
    Harrison Ford - 6'1" (peak height before a lot of back surgery after Temple of Doom), age 70 (character age started out 4-5 years younger than him at 29--he was 33 when filming started in March 1976)
    Carrie Fisher - 5'1", age 56 (character age started out the same age as her at 19)
    Mark Hamill - 5'7", age 61 (character age started out 5 years younger than him at 19--he was 24 during filming)

    Mark is likely going to get dwarfed by any male actor chosen to play Han and Leia's male offspring (LOL) in any Jedi training sequences (particularly if they're aiming to not make the male offspring look like a puny weakling next to Harrison--see Shia). As I mentioned repeatedly in the Mara Jade casting discussion, age and height are factors (don't go too young or too statuesque). Obviously, the only people that are going to be shorter than Carrie are little people actors.

    Nina Dobrev is 5'6" and 23, by the way.
     
  2. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Height shouldn't matter, Tom Cruise has always managed well enough despite being short.
    I didn't realise Carrie was so small, I knew Portman was because it is often mentioned even by her.

    Camera shots are good for dealing with height issues, Prowse was a foot taller than Hamill in the OT but when Luke & Vader were together there didn't seem as though there was a huge height difference.
    Same with Fisher & Ford.

    Acting ability should be first & foremost, looks and height and whatever can be altered if they are a serious issue with whoever they choose for the role. That is what makeup and special effects are for.
     
  3. Tibanna Gas Mine

    Tibanna Gas Mine Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Bingo!

    If we were official casting directors then NO. But we're here discussing possibilities so I think for now it's only logical to atleast start in that direction. It's not like we're saying "Oh I love Scarlet Johannson so I really hope she's in it." Because that wouldn't deserve a discussion. There's something about Nina though...
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    Lily Collins too btw...
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  4. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

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    Which would just add her to the list of other people who have done both big characters and background characters in the series is all.
     
  5. Skaddix

    Skaddix Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Yeah being a background character is not really worth noting.
     
  6. Tibanna Gas Mine

    Tibanna Gas Mine Jedi Padawan star 1

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    hmm, Cobie Smulders too, oh boy
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  7. Yodahasgreenfeet

    Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master star 4

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    This Thread= Nerd's excuse to post pictures of beautiful sexy women.
     
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  8. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

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  9. nitinblurayfan

    nitinblurayfan Jedi Youngling

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    I never liked Nina Dobrev, she always rubbed me the wrong way. And this is coming from a Vampire Diaries fan.

    I would actually want them to cast a relative unknown rather than a high profile actor.


    If the character is in her 20s, I would go with either:


    Shailene Woodley

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    or maybe Alison Brie

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  10. nitinblurayfan

    nitinblurayfan Jedi Youngling

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    Holy ****, she grew up to be one hot chick!

    Though I wouldn't expect outfits like these from a Disney movie lol :p .
     
  11. XWinger

    XWinger Jedi Youngling

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    How about the mother confessor from the TV Show Legend of the Seeker:

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    Bridget Reagen - she was great in that show.
     
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  12. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Holy crap you guys are killing me!

    I say Put them all in!!!
     
  13. nitinblurayfan

    nitinblurayfan Jedi Youngling

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    Kate Beckinsale as an older Jedi?



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  14. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    ^ Always liked KB.

    Since we're just throwing actresses out now, Hayley Atwell from Captain America would make a fine Corelllian Senator.

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  15. Yodahasgreenfeet

    Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master star 4

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    Please carry on as you all were.
     
  16. Tan-Wessel

    Tan-Wessel Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    She kind of looks late 30s or 40s with work done in this pic.
     
  17. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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  18. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Who is she? She's cute.
     
  19. LawJedi

    LawJedi Jedi Master star 4

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  20. Yodahasgreenfeet

    Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master star 4

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    I agree! She is cute . I like her eyes , they are very full of life and playful. And her smile is genuine and warm. She is cute. But I don't think she has much of a career as an actress.
     
  21. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Is that you?
     
  22. Yodahasgreenfeet

    Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master star 4

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    I don't think she has experience as an actress is what I meant. I think Star Wars could have a pretty Asian woman for a change.
    Chasty Ballesteros
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  23. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    It's is that Justin Bieber fangirl chick, check her out on Youtube..........
     
  24. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Like Ada from Resident evil 4????
     
  25. Yodahasgreenfeet

    Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master star 4

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    Nah, from the photos I see I think she's fake Asian/ half American. I mean a all Asian girl. Not this trendy video game stuff where guys look like women and Asians look completely white. Star Wars needs more Asians.

    I wonder if the Beiber fan girl would be into me...it's worth a shot.
     
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