Appearances

COMIC BOOK – As sister company Marvel Studios has done for their last few releases, fellow Disney studio Lucasfilm will live stream the world premiere red carpet of their first feature film under the Mouse’s umbrella. When Star Wars: The Force Awakens has its big debut on December 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, fans at home can witness all the fun of step-and-repeat interviews and awkwardly trying to get someone’s attention to ask them about their favorite Star Wars line.

The event starts at 5:30pm PST on December 14, and will be hosted by Andi Gutierrez, Anthony Carboni, and David Collins. Gutierrez hosts the excellent Rebels Recon after-show, and is often responsible for those viral Star Wars social media responses everyone loves. Collins is a voice actor, former LucasArts sound designer, and frequent host of Star Wars Celebration. Carboni has hosted youtube shows for more nerdy companies than he hasn’t at this point, most notably in this case, the marathon unboxing of The Force Awakens toys alongside Gutierrez. As far as a team for one of these events goes, this is about as well-versed a Star Wars crew as you can find.

Check out the premiere red carpet at StarWars.com, and feel the hype calling to you, then just let it in.

Appearances

Daisy attended the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Fan Event on December 9, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea.

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Photoshoots

Here’s a new photoshoot, now added to the gallery. Daisy will feature in the n°3473 of Paris Match magazine. We will add scans as soon as possible!

Interviews, Photoshoots

THE NEW YORK TIMES – When “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens on Dec. 18 and, for the first time in nearly a decade, moviegoers can return to that galaxy of long ago and far, far away, they will find that it contains two new stars. The film, which is directed by J. J. Abrams and continues the interstellar saga of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo some 30 years after the events of “Return of the Jedi” (1983), is also a launching pad for two young actors who are barely half as old as the “Star Wars” franchise itself.

Daisy Ridley, who plays a mysterious scavenger named Rey, and John Boyega, who plays a disaffected stormtrooper named Finn, are among the new heroes of “The Force Awakens” and are bracing themselves for the biggest roles of their careers. Both are 23 and from London, with little previous screen exposure: The confident, jocular Mr. Boyega starred in the 2011 sci-fi action-comedy “Attack the Block,” while Ms. Ridley, poised and self-deprecating, has played small roles on series like “Mr. Selfridge.”

Now, in these excerpts from recent interviews at a Midtown hotel restaurant, they discuss how they are getting ready for worldwide visibility and making their marks on a multibillion-dollar franchise that until now has not had much use for nonwhite, nonmale leads. May the Force be with them.

Are you enjoying the final days of your anonymity?
Definitely. I’m walking around and thinking, “I’m going to enjoy this while I can.” This guy recognized me and I was chatting away to him for ages. It probably got to a point where he was like: “All right. I’m done. I just wanted a picture.”

Did you always aspire to be a film and theater actress?
That’s exactly what I want to do, to be able to mix the two. But the thought of going onstage makes me feel sick.

But you’ve done stage work?
I mean, at school. To say “stage work” is a stretch. I get really bad stage fright. I remember the first time I went in for fittings, J. J. was like, “Are you always this quiet?” And I was like, [mousy voice] “No.” Looking back, everyone’s like: “Yeah, you were petrified. And now you’re not.”

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Appearances, Press Conferences

Daisy joined her co-stars John Boyega, Adam Driver and director JJ Abrams for a press conference for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in Seoul (South Korea) on December 9, 2015.

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Interviews, Videos

Daisy was on “Live! with Kelly and Michael” this morning and here’s her interview, she talks about The Force Awakens, her character, fame and much more.

Interviews, Videos

Appearances, Interviews, Press Conferences, Videos

Daisy and her co-stars attended a global press conference for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ during Star Wars Event on December 6, 2015 in Los Angeles.

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Portraits

Daisy posed for a portrait session during the promotion of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. Many thanks to Stephanie for the donation!

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