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Contest to land role in new Star Wars movie

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Hollywood heavyweight JJ Abrams is giving Star Wars fans the chance to win a part in the new 'Star Wars' movie.

"We're so grateful to Star Wars fans for their support and their patience that we want to invite you to be part of the fun here we want to put you in the movie, in Star Wars," said Abrams in a video message from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII.'

The contest is part of an initiative with UNICEF to help children in need. The organization advocates for children around the world.

The seventh episode in the legendary series is being filmed in Abu Dhabi.

The winner will be flown to London to meet the cast and be Abrams' VIP guest on set. Flight and hotel for two is included in the prize.

For more information and to participate in Star Wars: Force for Change, visit OMaze.com

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