Kerri Russell Joins Cast of Episode IX!

90s darling and recent action star Keri Russell has joined JJ Abrams’ Star Wars Episode IX.

According to Variety, Keri has been eyed to play a character involved in “action heavy fight scenes”

The Mission Impossible III star has been considered for some time now, with filming slated to begin this month. According to Variety,

Abrams and Lucasfilm execs met with several actresses for the role in the past two months and settled on Russell right before the Fourth of July holiday. Abrams will likely cast two more actors by the time the film begins production at the end of the month.

So there you have it. JJ and Keri obviously have chemistry working together and it will be exciting to see w huh o she will be playing as more information for Episode IX begins to leak out.

As always, keep it locked here at Another Star Wars Page for news as it breaks.

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