It will be exciting to see how Russell will play into the film, and which side of the fight she will be on.
The first new addition to the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX has been revealed as Variety reports that The Americans star Keri Russell has joined the J.J. Abrams-directed follow-up to The Last Jedi. Speculation on Episode IX's working title change has been spinning since last month and we're still in the dark on where our rebels are headed.
The forthcoming saga installment, as the outlet notes, marks another collaboration between Abrams and Russell, as the two previously worked together on the 2006 film Mission: Impossible III.More news: Wimbledon 2018: Johanna Konta's advice to smash it at tennis
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Keri Russell might be shooting off to the Star Wars universe.
Variety reported a bit more on the future cast of Episode 9. Variety says Abrams expect to add two more actors to join the likes of Ridley, Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran before production begins at the end of the month.
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