Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Quotes RSS

Daisy Ridley at the 2018 Empire Film Awards held at the Roundhouse in London. Among this year's winners were 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', 'Logan' and 'Get Out'. Mark Hamill was honoured with the Empire Icon Award while Steven Spielberg took home the Empire Legend of our Lifetime Award - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 18th March 2018

Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley at the UK gala premiere of 'Peter Rabbit' held at the Vue West End. The first live action/CGI adaptation of the beloved Beatrix Potter story, the film has been directed by Will Gluck and stars James Corden and Domhnall Gleeson - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 11th March 2018

Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Video Interviews


Interviews with Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cast

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is finally upon us, and with it comes a returning cast of Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and others, as well as new additions to the cast such as Kelly Marie Tran and Laura Dern.

In this series of interviews, the actors - alongside director Rian Johnson - open up about their roles in this fantastic franchise, the extraordinary sets and scenaries they were placed in during filming, and just what it's like to be part of such a well-loved world.

'The experience has been inexplicable, I don't know that I can give it a definition', says newcomer Kelly Marie Tran, who plays Rose Tico in Episode VIII. 'I feel so many emotions all the time and I'm just trying to be really present.'

Continue reading: Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Video Interviews

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Extraordinary

After the thunderous reception for J.J. Abrams' Episode VII: The Force Awakens two years ago, writer-director Rian Johnson had a lot to live up to with Episode VIII. And he delivers more than anyone expected: a lucid, entertaining film that operates on four distinct planes, deepens all of its characters, enriches the mythology and constantly surprises the audience with twists and turns. It's a little overwhelming, a nonstop two and a half hours of action and intensity without any time to catch your breath. But there's also a steady stream of sharp humour to help keep things in perspective.

The story picks up straight away, as the First Order led by Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis) presses its advantage to wipe out the rebellion for good. Snoke is playing his apprentice Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) off against General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) for maximum effect as they launch an attack. Rebel General Leia (Carrie Fisher) is trying to protect her scrappy army, with pilot Poe (Oscar Isaac) trying against the odds to find a way to get them to safety. He sends rebel hero Finn (John Boyega) and mechanic Rose (Kelly Marie Tran) on a mission to track down a hacker who can give them a chance against the First Order. Meanwhile, Rey (Daisy Ridley) has tracked down Leia's brother, jaded Jedi master Luke (Mark Hamill), who is trying to teach her hard truths about the Force.

Each of these characters finds a surprising connection to others, derailing plans and sending each person on an unexpected journey. The way Johnson orchestrates all of this is remarkable because it's both coherent and compelling. And the actors beautifully inhabit the characters, offering telling glimpses beneath the surface. Driver has the strongest role, grappling with three other main characters to understand his destiny. It's dark and complex, and unnervingly moving. Ridley and Hamill also have powerfully gripping moments, while Isaac gets to make good on his scallywag promise in the previous film. And in her final role, the late Fisher brings a wonderfully knowing, sassy edge to Leia.

Continue reading: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Daisy Ridley at the European premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' held at the Royal Albert Hall. The film is the second installment of the new trilogy, and it has been directed by Rian Johnson - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 12th December 2017

Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill
Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley Talks Rey's 'Warrior' Transformation In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'


Daisy Ridley Star Wars

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' has been one of the most anticipated films of the year, with millions of people set to flock to cinemas this weekend to see Rey on her latest space adventure. Daisy Ridley reveals what we can expect from her much-loved character.

Daisy Ridley at the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premiereDaisy Ridley at the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premiere

First of all, everything we need to know about Rey is laid out in front of us; nothing has changed since we last saw her on 'The Force Awakens' as this sequel continues immediately after. However, there will certainly be a more badass transformation in the next film, with Daisy comparing the new look to that of typical Akira Kurosawa movies.

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Talks Rey's 'Warrior' Transformation In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Daisy Ridley at the LA premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie is the second film in the new 'Star Wars' sequel trilogy, following 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and eighth film in the series altogether - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th December 2017

Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Robert Iger and Daisy Ridley at the LA premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie is the second film in the new 'Star Wars' sequel trilogy, following 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and eighth film in the series altogether - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th December 2017

Robert Iger and Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley Warns Of Mental Health Dangers Of Social Media


Daisy Ridley Star Wars

Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley has spoken out about the dangers to mental health represented by social media, saying that she removed herself from several platforms after having found fame.

The 25 year old star, who plays Rey in the upcoming eighth Star Wars film The Last Jedi, quit Instagram earlier this year and said she’ll “never go back on”. She spoke about why she did so, and about the negative impacts of being on social media on young people, in a new interview with Radio Times.

“The more I read about teenage anxiety, the more I think it's highly unhealthy for people's mental health,” she said this week. “It's such a weird thing for young people to look at distorted images of things they should be.”

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Warns Of Mental Health Dangers Of Social Media

Daisy Ridley Says She Was "Misquoted" Regarding Her 'Star Wars' Future


Daisy Ridley

The future of 'Star Wars' isn't something that's incredibly clear. Fans don't even know what to fully expect from this month's addition to the episode series, which comes in the form of 'The Last Jedi' on December 15. Still, something seemed pretty certain last week, when actress Daisy Ridley who plays Rey in the new trilogy of films seemed to confirm that these three movies would be her only three.

Daisy Ridley as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'Daisy Ridley as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Now in a new press junket, Ridley has spoken out once more and said that this isn't concrete, and that she was "misquoted" when she made those remarks. Clearly not putting 'Star Wars' at the back of her mind once she's done with the trio of flicks, it now seems she's not closed the door completely to making a return at some point down the line.

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Says She Was "Misquoted" Regarding Her 'Star Wars' Future

Daisy Ridley Rules Herself Out Of Future 'Star Wars' Films Beyond Episode 9


Daisy Ridley Star Wars

With the eighth instalment in the Star Wars franchise just around the corner and excitement building about the recently announced new trilogy, Daisy Ridley has revealed that she will very likely not be taking part in any more Star Wars films beyond Episode IX.

Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine as part of a feature concerning Episode VIII, The Last Jedi, the English actress told the publication she is very unsure about returning to play her character Rey beyond her contractually obliged appearance in the ninth film in 2019, to be directed by JJ Abrams.

Asked whether she wants to portray Rey in the future, Ridley reportedly replied “no”.

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Rules Herself Out Of Future 'Star Wars' Films Beyond Episode 9

The Weirdest Things Daisy Ridley And Jimmy Fallon Said During 'Star Wars Whisper Challenge'


Daisy Ridley Jimmy Fallon

Daisy Ridley and Jimmy Fallon got super over-excited when they played a 'Star Wars' themed Whisper Challenge on 'The Tonight Show' this week, and it's basically the game we're all going to be playing with our families this Christmas. We just hope we can do as well as them.

Daisy Ridley at the 'Murder on the Orient Express' premiereDaisy Ridley at the 'Murder on the Orient Express' premiere

The 25-year-old 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actress absolutely smashed this Whisper Challenge out of the park - though, to be fair, so did Jimmy. They read out selected quotes from the 'Star Wars' franchise and guessed them all correctly. Eventually.

Continue reading: The Weirdest Things Daisy Ridley And Jimmy Fallon Said During 'Star Wars Whisper Challenge'

Daisy Ridley Didn't Like Her Performance In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'


Daisy Ridley

Though she was met with universal acclaim and respect following her debut in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' as Rey, Daisy Ridley was never a fan of the original performance she gave. In fact, she says that the pressure of filming the franchise's eighth episode, subtitled 'The Last Jedi' was partly because of just how much has changed in the behind-the-scenes process, and her memories of the 2015 flick.

Daisy Ridley in upcoming flick 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'Daisy Ridley in upcoming flick 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' 

Whilst we saw Rey developing a close kinship with John Boyega's character Finn, the two will be split apart for 'The Last Jedi', as Rey goes out in search of the exiled Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill); a man who's happy living in solitude and less than impressed to be bothered.

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Didn't Like Her Performance In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Murder On The Orient Express Review

Very Good

The latest adaptation of Agatha Christie's 83-year-old classic whodunit, this lavish, star-studded film is old-style entertainment. Director-star Kenneth Branagh lets the story unfold with attention to detail while filling the screen with eye-catching images, from the spectacular mountain settings to the opulent costumes. And while the story is too familiar to stir up too much suspense, it's played with a strong sense of emotional resonance. And the moral question is provocative.

 

The Orient Express sets off from 1934 Istanbul with a colourful collection of passengers. A last-minute addition is noted detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh), who has just solved a thorny mystery in Jerusalem and is now heading to London. Even though he shouldn't be working, he begins to weigh up the odd collection of passengers around him, including a gangster (Johnny Depp), countess (Judi Dench), widow (Michelle Pfeiffer), governess (Daisy Ridley), maid (Olivia Colman), salesman (Wille Dafoe), assistant (Josh Gad), butler (Derek Jacobi) and doctor (Leslie Odom Jr.). Then in the middle of the night, one of them is violently murdered. And when the train becomes lodged in a snowdrift, Poirot has the time to dig further into each person's clearly suspicious back-story.

Continue reading: Murder On The Orient Express Review

Daisy Ridley Teases Emotional Parentage Reveal For Rey In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'


Daisy Ridley

Before the year comes to its conclusion, 'Star Wars' fans will be gifted the next entry into the episodic movie series in the form of 'The Last Jedi', and it looks as if we'll be finding out a lot more about Rey (Daisy Ridley) and her parentage. In fact, if Ridley's recent comments are anything to go by, there will be a standout "moment" in the film that allows for a big reveal.

Daisy Ridley as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'Daisy Ridley as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Rey was first introduced in 2015's return to the franchise, 'The Force Awakens', and instantly became a fan-favourite thanks to Ridley's brilliant performance. From the moment she hit the big screen, there were rumours and theories about how she may be related to some of the other big names that have helped bring such success to the movie series, but nothing has ever been confirmed.

Continue reading: Daisy Ridley Teases Emotional Parentage Reveal For Rey In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Daisy Ridley

Date of birth

10th April, 1992

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.70


Advertisement
Advertisement

Daisy Ridley Movies

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

After the thunderous reception for J.J. Abrams' Episode VII: The Force Awakens two years ago,...

Murder on the Orient Express Movie Review

Murder on the Orient Express Movie Review

The latest adaptation of Agatha Christie's 83-year-old classic whodunit, this lavish, star-studded film is old-style...

Peter Rabbit Trailer

Peter Rabbit Trailer

Peter Rabbit (James Corden) is a naughty little critter, easily identifiable by his little blue...

Advertisement
Murder On The Orient Express Trailer

Murder On The Orient Express Trailer

It's the 1930s and a group of strangers from different walks of life board a...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

After the release of The Force Awakens at the end of 2015, Disney and Lucas...

The Eagle Huntress Movie Review

The Eagle Huntress Movie Review

Narrated by Daisy Ridley (The Force Awakens), this documentary is one of the most gripping...

Advertisement
The Eagle Huntress Trailer

The Eagle Huntress Trailer

The world occasionally spills forth a pioneer of change, someone out to change the course...

Star Wars Episode VIII - Announcement Trailer

Star Wars Episode VIII - Announcement Trailer

For the majority of Star Wars fans, Episode 7 ended in just the right place...

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Appealing both to a new generation of viewers and fans of the series since the...

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens TV Spot Trailer

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens TV Spot Trailer

After the victory of the Rebel Alliance over the Galactic Empire and subsequent demolition of...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

It's been thirty years since the Rebel Alliance; led by the noble Luke Skywalker, the...

Star Wars - Comic Con Featurette Trailer

Star Wars - Comic Con Featurette Trailer

The cast and crew of the hugely anticipated upcoming 'Star Wars' movie 'The Force Awakens'...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

30 years ago, the Rebel Alliance struck their killing blow against the Galactic Empire. The...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.