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Star Wars auditions come to Nashville

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A worldwide talent search stopped in Music City Sunday.

Over the years, Star Wars has garnered millions of fans around the world and generated six movies.

On Sunday, casting executives stopped in Nashville to fill lead roles in the upcoming seventh film.

Hundreds of people showed up hoping to catch the eye of filmmakers, including major Star Wars fans, with little acting experience.

Casting directors are trying to fill the roles of "Rachel" and "Thomas," two teenagers described as beautiful, smart and athletic.

Star Wars: Episode VII is slated to be released in December 2015.

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