Matthew Vaughn pitched a story with Cloe Moretz as the lead. Some suggest this may have carried over to JJ's current EP VII. Personally I don't have a problem with this. By the film filming rolls around, Cloe Moretz will actually be 17 years old. Maybe they could go with Jennifer Lawrence. But I really like the idea of a Joseph Campbellian 'chosen one' being a young woman. It's fresh. I think some of us expected Jedi Master Denzel Washington and charming rogue Robert Downey Jr going around the galaxy getting into all kinds of kick ass encounters against Gran Moff Tom Hardy, but really there's plenty of time for that in the spin offs. I really want the ST to be a continuation of the kind of storytelling that was in the OT. Is a young female lead all that bad?