Christopher Lee’s niece Dame Harriet Mary Walter cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Right now at St. Ann’s Warehouse theater in Brooklyn, NY, there is an all-female-cast version of Henry IV being put on. British actor Dame Harriet Mary Walter, the niece of Christopher Lee (Count Dooku in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith) is involved, according to the playbill: 

It almost makes me wonder if this is where the descendent of Count Dooku rumors sprang from last year? Harriet Walter was also in Downton Abbey as Lady Shackleton, a show J.J. Abrams adores. I speculated we could see cast members from that series turning up and it appeared that was far from the case until now:

It is kind of surprising we’re still digging up little pieces of casting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this close to release, but that’s the current climate.

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