Thursday, March 30, 2023

Daisy Ridley: "The Glass"

Take a look at actress Daisy Ridley aka 'Rey' from "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", posing for the April 2023 issue of "The Glass" magazine:

"...I was actually sacked from my first job," said Ridley. "It was at a workshop for a short film this poet had written, about when she used to work in a strip club. After the first week, I was told not to come back.

"Then I auditioned for this agency. I got an advertisement first, and then something else, which I got fired from. It was soul-destroying. And then the next thing I got, I thought was going to be my big break, and they cut the role. 

"It was only the year that I started auditioning for 'Star Wars' when I really started getting roles. 

"I wasn't trying to fit into a thing... it was not like I was like, 'Right, I'm the 'Han'. I'm the 'Leia. I'm the 'Luke'.' I was just like, 'Okay. I'm 'Rey', just trying to do me, just trying to do this scene, trying to do the right thing,' and I think that was a huge advantage because I think if not, it would've been a very different thing.

"The thing about 'Star Wars' is that every single person is important. Even though 'Rey' is a big role, everyone influences everyone..."

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