On March 1, Pine, 33, was stopped by officers in a "routine operation" in Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand, and was arrested after tests revealed his blood-alcohol level was over the legal limit.
The star's lawyer, Marilyn Gilchrist, asked that Pine be discharged without conviction after claiming he had already suffered emotionally and professionally because of the negative media ...
The 12 Years A Slave star met with Abrams to discuss a possible role in the film just before the Academy Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
She joins the likes of Adam Driver, Saoirse Ronan, Michael B. Jordan, Jesse Plemons and Brits Ed Speleers and John Boyega, who have all been linked to roles in Star Wars: Episode VII.
Reports suggest Carrie Fisher has signed up to return as Princess Leia in the blockbuster.