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"Uncle Owen Lars" Joel Edgerton In Bin Laden, Navy Seals Movie

"Uncle Owen Lars" Joel Edgerton In Bin Laden, Navy Seals Movie


Today there’s confirmation that Australian actor Joel Edgerton has joined the film as the lead.

Edgerton has been consistently linked to the film, having met with Bigelow for the role of an elite special forces operator on Navy Seal Team 6, which was part of the failed 2001 operation and carried out Sunday’s successful killing of bin Laden. According to 24 Frames, he has signed on as the first actor in what will be an ensemble effort.

At this point, Edgerton is probably most familiar to American audiences for his small role as the young Owen Lars in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith… more

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