StarPulse.com is reporting that Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly set to play the villain in J.J. Abrams upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.
The actor, who was supposed to audition for a role in the film last year but couldn’t because of scheduling conflicts, has finally read for a role in the sequel and it was reported earlier on Wednesday that he was in talks to play the role of the film’s villain.
But now it appears that he’s gotten the role, as “Girls” co-star Lena Dunham tweeted her congratulations Wednesday evening.
“We’re VERY proud of Adam Driver re: Star Wars,” she wrote. “He’s about to rip a hole in da force. Is that a thing? I guess I should see those movies?
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