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One lucky fan can win role in new 'Star Wars' film

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This Tuesday, April 29, 2014 photo provided by Lucasfilm shows Star Wars writer/director/producer J.J. Abrams, rear center, at the cast read-through of Star Wars: Episode VII at Pinewood Studios near London (AP Photo/Lucasfilm, David James) This Tuesday, April 29, 2014 photo provided by Lucasfilm shows Star Wars writer/director/producer J.J. Abrams, rear center, at the cast read-through of Star Wars: Episode VII at Pinewood Studios near London (AP Photo/Lucasfilm, David James)
LONDON -

"Star Wars" fans have a chance to be a part of the latest "Star Wars" movie directed by J.J. Abrams.

Disney, the parent company of Lucasfilm, has committed $1 million to support the launch of Star Wars: Force for Change, which is benefiting UNICEF.

Fans can donate to UNICEF and enter for a chance to win. The winner and a friend will get to shoot a scene for the film and be Abrams’ VIP guest on set in London.

The money raised through the contest will go towards technology project for children around the world.

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