At just 23 years old, Daisy Ridley will make her feature film debut in the biggest film of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. No pressure, right? The British actress plays Rey, a scavenger in the harsh desert of Jakku. Ridley describes her character as a strong woman who can be a hero for both women and men.
Nightline on Fusion sat down with Ridley and the other newcomers to the ‘Star Wars’ universe, like John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver to talk about the out of this world shoot of the newest installment of the popular franchise.
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