It seems that George Lucas is continuing his legendary saga with a new live-action small-screen series. MTV Movies Blog caught up with actress Rose Byrne, while promoting her upcoming film Knowing, and she revealed that casting is under way for a new Star Wars live-action TV series.

"A lot of my friends have been auditioning for it," Byrne revealed. Word on the series first started in 2005 when Lucas revealed the desire for a live-action TV show, and in 2007, Lucas revealed he had started writing scripts for the series. The series is said to be set in the time period between Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and will focus on minor characters from the film saga and will deal with the Rebel Alliance as they build up their strength against the Empire.

LucasFilms has not confirmed the news as of yet, but we'll certainly keep you posted on any and all news coming forth regarding this new TV series. CLICK HERE to read more about this new TV endeavor for Lucas.