(commentary) "Star Wars" casting news reveals both veteran actors and newcomers. But where are the major female characters besides Princess Leia and actress Daisy Ridley's unannounced role? There's more to this galaxy than dudes, right?
‘Star Wars 8’ Female Shortlist Includes These 3 Actresses -- LucasFilm is reportedly testing Tatiana Maslany, Gina Rodriguez and Olivia Cooke for the female lead in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ this week. -- http://movieweb.com/star-wars-8-cast-female-shortlist/
‘Iron Fist’ Gets ‘Game of Thrones’ Star as the Female Lead -- ‘Star Wars’ actress Jessica Henwick has signed on to play Marvel Comics character Colleen Wing in Marvel's new Netflix series ‘Iron Fist’. -- http://tvweb.com/news/iron-fist-netflix-series-jessica-henwick-colleen-wing/
Jennifer Hale-- (born January 1) is a Canadian-American actress best known for her work in video game franchises including Baldur's Gate, Mass Effect, Metroid Prime, Metal Gear Solid, Spider-Man, BioShock Infinite, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. In 2013, she was recognized by Guinness World Records for "the most prolific videogame voice actor (female)".