JJ looks to UK for Star Wars talent
8 November 2013 Last updated at 16:42 GMT
"It wouldn't be Star Wars unless there were some fantastic actors who happened to be British."
So says JJ Abrams, the man at the helm of Star Wars: Episode VII.
The director said his team was looking everywhere for the 'best possible' cast.
He was interviewed by the writer Neil Gaiman for BBC's Newsnight .
JJ Abrams also told Gaiman about the new book 'S', which he has co-authored with Doug Dorst.