‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ auditions Thursday in Chicago

The new Star Wars movie ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, directed by Star Trek’s J.J. Abrams, is in pre-production now and that includes auditions here in Chicago tomorrow.

This is Star Wars’ 7th installment and is scheduled to come out in 2015.

The auditions/meet and greet will take place Thursday between 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Park West. No pictures, no resume, no speeches, no costumes.

Maryellen Aviano is part of the casting team and joined WGN Morning News to explain who they are looking for.

Casting info:

Men: Ages 19-23

Women: Ages 17-18

Thursday, November 14th

Park West Theatre

322 W. Armitage Ave

3 p.m. – 8 p.m.