'Orphan Black' Star Tatiana Maslany May Be The Next 'Star Wars' Lead

January 21, 2015 3:38 PM

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maslany is screen testing for the role in addition to Rooney Mara ("Girl With a Dragon Tattoo"), with Felicity Jones ("The Theory of Everything") also of potential interest. Edwards' project is a stand-alone film set to debut in December 2016.

Maslany has gained critical acclaim for her role in BBC America's sci-fi show "Orphan Black," in which she plays multiple clones. But despite her demonstrated acting prowess, the star has continually been passed over for an Emmy nomination. Asked about her most recent snub at a Comic-Con panel for "...

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