She’s got years to go before she stops playing Rey, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley also has time for outside projects—like an adaptation of the first book in Patrick Ness’s Chaos Walking YA series, from Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman. It’s set in a world where every creature can read the…
At io9, we love wild theories about movies and TV shows based on actor hair length (just look at our shockingly extensive coverage of Jon Snow’s locks). So when Daisy Ridley reveals that she has to hide her Episode VIII hairstyle for spoilers’ sake, even while she’s just working out, you can be damn well sure we pay…
If what you’re about to read is true, you may want to save it for the theater on December 15, 2017. A source claims to have seen Rian Johnson filming a crucial action scene for Star Wars Episode VIII and it sounds jaw-droppingly cool.
Three actors get off a plane in Belfast. They’re there to film scenes for Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Episode VIII and the paparazzi are all over it. The flash bulbs are flying. When the lights fade, we’re left with one major question. What are these three specific actors filming?
The team behind the charity event Force for Change released a new video Wednesday to celebrate Star Wars Day. On the surface, it’s simply a funny thank from Daisy Ridley for all the donations with some recognizable aliens. But I’m wondering... where is Ridley standing?
The day the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on Harrison Ford, shattering his ankle, everyone thought Star Wars: The Force Awakens was doomed. But it turns out, the opposite happened. Co-writer and director J.J. Abrams recently revealed this delay helped him refocus the film’s most important relationship: Finn and…
Director J.J. Abrams and actress Daisy Ridley will forever be linked. Not just because of their work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but because Abrams gave Ridley her big break. Now, the pair are continuing their good fortune with a new movie that feels as far away from Star Wars as that galaxy far, far away.
Who are Rey’s parents? It’s probably the biggest mystery to come out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Basically everyone’s a suspect—but now, we can chop a huge number of people off the list: every single character in The Force Awakens.
Last month, rumors began to spread that Daisy Ridley (The Force Awakens) was being courted to star as Lara Croft in a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise. Heroic Hollywood is reporting that Warner Brothers is scheduling the film for release on October 6th, 2017.
No matter what time zone you’re in, you still might have a case of the Mondays. Back to work/school/whatever your daily grind is, and all that. We have the cure for such a malady, and it involves a whole lot of Star Wars-based goofiness.
What more can be said about Star Wars: The Force Awakens that already hasn’t? It’s literally been a topic of conversation for years, and you’d think it would slow down eventually. Instead, it’s the opposite—especially since the film hits digital download today and we found a ton of new info in the extras.
The Force Awakens had lots of lovely surprises—but one of the biggest of all was just how relative newcomer Daisy Ridley completed nailed her portrayal of Rey. Now that we’ve seen her audition though, it’s hard not to see why the production team fell in love with her, too.
When your debut movie makes over $2 billion, your career is sure to get a bit of a boost. That’s certainly the case for Daisy Ridley, who is not only currently shooting Star Wars Episode 8 but also being considered to play Lara Croft in a new version of Tomb Raider.
The problems of female characters being under-represented in geek merchandise is real. But when it’s a secondary character like Gamora or Black Widow, at least toy companies have an excuse. When the girl is not just the star of the movie, but of the whole franchise, that’s another story.
For film fans, simply hearing the name of the legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is a badge of honor. New film, old film, doesn’t matter. A Ghibli movie means quality and now one that’s never been released in the U.S. is coming with the voice of the new star of Star Wars.
There are many, many things to be excited about when it comes to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but its new characters are right at the top of the list. Most specifically Rey, the film’s heroine, and Captain Phasma, the universe’s first live action female villain.
There’s a new featurette for The Force Awakens on the web, featuring Daisy Ridley, J.J. Abrams, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac ruminating on the legacy that they’ve inherited.
By now, you’ve probably seen the final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer a few dozen times. You may have even seen the film’s stars, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, freak the hell out when the first saw the trailer. But you ain’t seen nothing yet.
The official one-sheet poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens just dropped, and it’s glorious. It’s also loaded with new details, including our first glimpse of the rumored planet-killer superweapon.