Star Wars hopefuls queue up in Manchester

Thousands of budding actors are attending auditions for Star Wars at Old Trafford cricket ground this weekend.

Disney released an open casting call for two roles - a teenage girl called 'Rachel' and a young male character called 'Thomas'.

Auditions for the new feature film opened this morning.

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Star Wars auditions in Manchester

Auditions are being held this weekend at Lancashire County Cricket Club to find two characters for the next Star Wars movie which is soon to be produced by Lucasfilm.