Skip to comments.Meet the unknown British actress set to become Star Wars' new leading lady
Posted on 05/01/2014 3:13:54 PM PDT by equalator
The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.
Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.
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If that’s her in the picture I have to say that Natalie Portman was definitely cuter!
Another stiff chosen only for her looks. Disney and Star Wars? No thanks.
Whats Wrong with Your Face?
A not so long time ago...in a Hood far, far away.
Acting ability isn’t a top requirement in any Star Wars movie. Maybe Disney will put some songs in this one.
When I was in the 3rd grade I sat in a darkened theater. A stirring music, and then a small ship rushed into the screen pursued by a much bigger ship, with green and red lasers flashing between them.
I WAS HOOKED FOR LIFE.
And I hope it turns out well — but, and this is a big but... It’s Disney. I’m not going to hold my breath.
She’s a very lovely girl! I wish her well!
Don’t let Lucas anywhere near the building - particularly near anyone involved with the dialogue.
I recall my parents trying to convince me to see this movie when I was young (can’t recall what the movie is I wanted to see). We saw it in a drive in and like you, when that first scene opened I was practically clawing my way through the windshield to get closer to the screen. Nothing, nothing was like it. What a fantastic time to be a kid. Hooked for life indeed.
“And I hope it turns out well but, and this is a big but... Its Disney. Im not going to hold my breath.”
I know. Here’s a nice thought, though... no Jar Jar in this one.
Meeeesa hope not.
Brit actors and actresses are generally much better than their pretty-face American counterparts because their general involvement with Shakespeare and the stage.
“Dont let Lucas anywhere near the building - particularly near anyone involved with the dialogue.”
You can say that again. I happened to be in Spain on business around the time that Episode 2 was released and just for fun I went to see it dubbed in Spanish, which I am not fluent in. I had seen the movie in English and found it mediocre. I was amazed at how much more exciting and engrossing the film was when I couldn’t understand the dialogue and only had the visuals, sound effects and music to go on.
I was so disappointed on the opening night of Star Wars. I had been reading science fiction about from when I was 9 or 10 in the 50s. A corny, childish, joke of a movie.
“Nothing, nothing was like it. What a fantastic time to be a kid.”
You bet! It was my childhood from then on. And I never outgrew it. When we finally got a VCR, the three movies we bought first? Star Wars, Empire and Jedi. Watched each of them a hundred-plus times.
A few years ago I read some young person said that the Matrix was “Star Wars for their generation.” No way! Nothing, nothing, nothing compares to Star Wars in the late 70s/early 80s to a young boy at that time. Nothing, nothing, nothing.
When I’m 80 years old I hope they are still making Star Wars movies. I’ll be playing the games, and watching the movies over and over, and loving it just like I did when I was ten.
Hey the Avengers Movie was fantastic, so who knows.
Unknown British Actress = she works cheap
I’m surprised. Most female stars use so much botox they look like they’ve been hit in the mouth with a baseball bat.
Then you saw the last 3 Star wars films and ack ack ack you wonder what happened, why did George Lucas do this to all the fans!
They cast the wrong people in the new movie. They look un interesting. No spark.
I WAS HOOKED FOR LIFE.
As it's Disney, will they follow their Disney Family guidelines where the parents and other adults are idiots and the children talk down to them and disrespect at all times? Just sayin, it is why we don't allow my grandson to watch any current Disney TV.
She doesn’t look anything like Carrie Fisher!
BTW, I’ve seen “Attack on the Block”
Same here. Except I was finishing up the second grade.
“Then you saw the last 3 Star wars films and ack ack ack you wonder what happened, why did George Lucas do this to all the fans!”
Ok, I’m gonna confess. I liked the last films when I watched them the first twenty or so times. It took me a long time to see that I was also disappointed. It was Star Wars and I ate it up. Only after seeing the movies over and over and over did I realize they could have been so much better.
My guess is that the next movies are going to be fantastic. The new directors are Star Wars fans themselves, they’ve heard the community. They won’t repeat the mistakes.