Daisy Ridley says she can’t see herself doing comedy, now that her “Star Wars” days are behind her. Additionally, even though horror movies terrify her, she wants to be in one.
“I want to be a working actor, and I am currently unemployed, so I’m not succeeding right now,” Ridley jokes. “I just want to be in good things and work with great people. I read amazing things a lot of the time. Which is obviously a struggle that people are having is financing and is this going to sell, but in terms of content there is amazing stuff, scripts and books, that are sent my way.”
Ridley’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” hits theaters on Friday.
As the child of immigrants, “Star Wars” actress Kelly Marie Tran says she deeply related to her character Rose Tico’s backstory. “Her whole backstory about her parents being from this war-torn planet and her and her sister being the only survivors, I think that’s definitely my parents’ story,” Tran said. “My parents are both war [...]
Oscar Isaac sat with Variety at a recent press junket to discuss his experience working on the last three “Star Wars” films and his “natural” chemistry with his co-star John Boyega. “Knowing that there was this three-film trajectory that was happening — as abstract as that was for me — and at the same time [...]
After a four-year run, the cast of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” said goodbye at the film’s premiere. “The Rise of Skywalker” serves as the final film in the Skywalker sequel trilogy. “The moment feels like we did it. We made it to the top,” Oscar Isaac said on the red carpet. Isaac was [...]
Hillary Clinton got candid in a wide-ranging interview at Variety’s Sundance Studio, opening up about misogyny, the 2020 election and her upcoming Hulu documentary, “Hillary.” During the conversation, she also clarified recent comments she made about Bernie Sanders, where she said “nobody likes” him. “I think we did that interview about a year and a […]
Director and writer of “Bad Hair,” Justin Simien, was joined by his cast Kelly Rowland, Elle Lorraine, Yaani King Mondschein, James Van Der Beek and Ashley Blaine Featherson for a deeply intimate conversation about black hair and Hollywood expectations. The conversation turned personal after Yaani King Mondschein revealed that she’s actually lost jobs in the […]
“Blast Beat” creators didn’t see themselves reflected in Latin stories being told today, so they wrote and shot their own. “This story is inspired by so many stories of our friends, family member that came from Latin America to the States,” director Esteban Arango explained at the Variety Sundance Studio presented by AT&T. “But we […]