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Angelina Jolie Has 'No Idea' Why She Can't Be in Star Wars

It looks like Star Wars has its newest fan.

In an interview with MTV News, Angelina Jolie expressed interest in joining the franchise, even going so far as to tell The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams "I have no idea why I can't be in Star Wars."

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"I cornered J.J. in the hallway," she said about her encounter with Abrams. When asked how the chat went, Jolie could only smile and say, "Pretty good. He's so nice."

As to who she would like to play... well, even Jolie isn't so sure about that, noting, "I haven't gotten that far."

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Jolie has been quite busy with Disney over the last few years. Her 2014 film Maleficent took in $758 million, and its sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, is coming to theaters in October. Meanwhile, on the Marvel side, Jolie is set to appear in Eternals as Thena.

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is directed by Joachim Rønning and stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein, Jenn Murray, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juno Temple and Brenton Thwaites. The film hits theaters on Oct. 18.

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