Rumor: Jesse Plemons up for lead role in Episode VII

Jesse Plemons in Battleship

SEQUEL TRILOGY RUMORS: Take seriously at your own risk.The Wrap is reporting today that “multiple individuals with knowledge of the top-secret casting process” have told them that Jesse Plemons “is in contention for a lead role” in Episode VII. He’s supposedly flying into L.A. for an audition with J.J. Abrams.

Plemons is best known for roles on Breaking Bad and Friday Night Lights; He also appeared in 2012′s The Master and Battleship.