BREAKING BAD Star Jesse Plemons In Contention For Lead Role In STAR WARS EPISODE VII

We've had enough BS casting rumours to last a lifetime when it comes to Star Wars Episode VII, but now a reliable trade is reporting that Breaking Bad's Jesse Plemons is set to meet with J.J. Abrams to discuss a lead role in the highly anticipated movie. Check it out!

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By Josh Wilding - 1/10/2014

While he hasn't officially joined the movie just yet, The Wrap reports that Jesse Plemons is in contention for a lead role in Star Wars Episode VII. According to the site, "Plemons is scheduled to meet with director J.J. Abrams next week to discuss the highly anticipated sequel", and he has "already taped an audition that was well-received by those involved in the casting process, and he’ll by flying in to Los Angeles from Austin, Texas for a second audition that will bring him face-to-face with Abrams." Various individuals have confirmed to the site that he's a serious contender for the role, and while there's no word on who he will be playing, his resemblance to Mark Hamill may be noteworthy. After appearing in Battleship and The Master, the actor gained critical acclaim for his role as Todd in Breaking Bad. How do you guys feel about this news?
Source: The Wrap
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Reasonnnn - 1/10/2014, 3:29 PM
marvel72 - 1/10/2014, 3:31 PM
oh todd,i didn't recognize him by his real name.
Kurne - 1/10/2014, 3:31 PM
I hated this guy in Breaking Bad...
Jazza815 - 1/10/2014, 3:32 PM
Jesse Plemmons ??

I assume you actually mean Meth Damon
ForeverPowerful - 1/10/2014, 3:34 PM
[frick] you Todd!!!
Moohika - 1/10/2014, 3:36 PM
Meth Damon in Star Wars...LMFAO!
CrimsonFlash - 1/10/2014, 3:44 PM
Lead role as a bad guy? Can't be a protagonist. He doesn't have a likable face at all
DEATHbyEXILE - 1/10/2014, 3:45 PM
KeefNCookies - 1/10/2014, 3:47 PM
Wow. This might just be worse than the usual casting rumors. It appears the world still has some surprises for me, even if they are completely retarded.
Prime - 1/10/2014, 3:49 PM
Lol, he does look like Damon.
marcvader1 - 1/10/2014, 3:49 PM
Lol. This guy resembles Luke? Come again?
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 1/10/2014, 3:50 PM
I could see it
DEATHbyEXILE - 1/10/2014, 3:52 PM
Battabing - 1/10/2014, 3:52 PM
He does look like Matt Damon, though.
Battabing - 1/10/2014, 3:53 PM
Mark Hamill looks like doo-doo.
ALegendaryPanda - 1/10/2014, 3:53 PM
TODD!! This dude was awesome on Breaking Bad! I really hated his character. In a good way.
VisionaryNPA - 1/10/2014, 3:55 PM
The kid from Observe and Report?

whoa123 - 1/10/2014, 3:56 PM
Nice! Good for him, he was irritating in BB (in a good way) so that shows how much talent this guy's got.
maninfinesuit - 1/10/2014, 3:58 PM
Really never noticed the resemblance between him and Damon before. They should cancel this dull Aaron Cross shit and do a Bourne prequel with this fellow.

Even though, yeah, [frick] Todd.
sameoldthing - 1/10/2014, 3:59 PM
He's a good character a "lead" actor in Star Wars?..umm,NO.
DrunkenNukem - 1/10/2014, 3:59 PM
oh boy....

When are the announce official cast for this movie?? we have heard of AOU and MOS 2... but about star wars 7??? is this movie going to premiere in 2015??
InfiniteMonkey - 1/10/2014, 3:59 PM
DAFUQ? LOL. I love BS rumours.
AmazingFantasy - 1/10/2014, 4:01 PM
Meth Damon
FilmsFan - 1/10/2014, 4:06 PM
One he's was creepy as fvck in breaking bad!
So he's villain material!

2, he is discount Matt Damon!
3, Why a 20 something, what's wrong with a mature thespian!
Late 30s!!
Ur not signing him for 70 years!
Stop casting Tweens just that they can do multiple films
HurricaneXavier - 1/10/2014, 4:08 PM
This kid was terrible in Breaking Bad.
Thegeekygurl - 1/10/2014, 4:12 PM
"his resemblance to Mark Hamill may be noteworthy."

What resemblance?
ndwwrestler2 - 1/10/2014, 4:15 PM
I have seen him in some stuff, he isn't a bad actor. I've never saw him as leading role type, but I'm not going to rip this move (if he gets picked) because I haven't seen the audition tape. For all we know, he may have killed it (in a good way).
DrunkenNukem - 1/10/2014, 4:15 PM
@Thegeeky...they are both white i guess
BrotherStarkofMABMindz - 1/10/2014, 4:20 PM
He looks like Phillip Seymour Hoffman shit on Matt Damon
MisterHolmes - 1/10/2014, 4:23 PM
he looks like hes always taking a shit
Melkaticox - 1/10/2014, 4:31 PM
"In Contention For Lead Role In STAR WARS EPISODE VII"

Woah woah woah
Jaina Solo or GTFO!
Melkaticox - 1/10/2014, 4:33 PM
Wait, now that I think about it, what happened to that Skins guy that was supposedly "in talks" not too long ago?
...Was that just another BS rumor?
Please tell me it wasn`t.
ndwwrestler2 - 1/10/2014, 4:33 PM
@Melkaticox We don't even know if she's canon anymore. I would say because of Disney, but honestly Lucas switched was flipped so much, you never know what was really canon or non-canon.
Klone - 1/10/2014, 4:42 PM
Psycho Todd and the Neo Nazis.
Shaggy - 1/10/2014, 4:44 PM
SonGoku - 1/10/2014, 4:50 PM
Good old Meth Damon.
Grayson7954 - 1/10/2014, 4:53 PM
why is everybody freaking out? obviously the guys a good actor, breaking bad proved that. he played an antagonist? so that automatically makes him only able to play an antagonist? JESUS ITS CALLED ACTING. i means freaking hal became walter white, stop whining.
Melkaticox - 1/10/2014, 4:54 PM
@ndwwrestler2 I think it`d be silly to make Jaina non-canon. What`d the point? They`re gonna give Han and Leia a daughter anyway. They always do.

Just cast Jennifer Lawrence and you`ll get 2 billion, Disney.
beane2099 - 1/10/2014, 5:00 PM
@ SotoJuiceMan

I frequently get mad at the air. It vexes me.
CaptainObvious - 1/10/2014, 5:05 PM
I hate you, Todd.
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