Star Wars: The Force Awakens has not even been premiered in theaters, but one high-profile actor is hinting about his role for the next Star Wars movie.
Yes that?s right, Benicio Del Toro was confirmed to be part of the cast that will join the Star Wars third trilogy, the eight Star Wars movie still has no title yet, but the shooting will start on March next year and will be helmed by Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) as director. They are already scouting for a potential new female character for the eight Star Wars film.
As for Benicio Del Toro, he might be playing as a villain for the next Star Wars film, this is no surprise for Benicio to be picked by Dsiney as he also portraying a major character for one of their franchise, namely Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy as the Collector. The news about his role in the Star Wars film was confirmed during a radio interview for a Spanish radio station RAC1, here is the portion of the interview that was translated by Star Wars fan site starwars7news.com:
Interviewer: And are you going to shoot something after that?
Benicio Del Toro: No, just? *pause* Star Wars is coming up, we will see how that turns out. I think we start shooting in March.
Interviewer: And what?s your role in this new Star Wars chapter?
Benicio: Ehhh?. the thing is?. They don?t let me talk too much about it, I?m like the villain.
Interviewer: Oh wow!
Benicio: But?. we?ll see?*laughs*
However, Del Toro is still uncertain is his ?villain character? is indeed villain in the movie, but not much detail were hinted from his interview as it seems he is still unsure about his role. We?ll get to find out more soon for the eighth Star Wars film once we get to see first the seventh movie; Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 18, the eighth film is scheduled on May 26, 2017.