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BBC-Hanks’ son tipped for Star Wars role

Hanks’ son tipped for Star Wars role

Tom Hanks’ actor son Colin is the latest name to be linked with the much sought-after role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II.

Hanks, 22, has confirmed he has had talks with George Lucas’ casting director Robin Gurland, along with several other young actors.

He is currently starring in the TV series Roswell, as Alex Whitman.

The film begins shooting this summer in Australia, Italy and Tunisia.

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