Anthony Breznican's Star Wars coverage this week has become the stuff of legends as EW has had unprecedented access to The Force Awakens. To close out the week EW gave us an interview with the new stars of Star Wars, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega...
From the early stages the character of Rey was a fluid concept according to writer director J.J. Abrams:
I ran a piece earlier this week about how Miss Ridley landed the role, you can read that here, but how does Daisy deal with becoming an idcon?
What about the view from the First Order side of the galaxy far, far away? John Boyega talks to EW about being on the receiving end of such irrational racial hatred, and he has a particularly positive take on things:
We get a few rumours confirmed in the EW piece, especially the talk of Rey having been abandoned on Jakku at an early age by her parents:
We also got solid confirmation that Rey flies the Falcon, alone!
Apparently flying the Millennium Falcon caused some awkward moments between Daisy Ridley and Han Solo himself, Harrison Ford:i
I suggest heading over and reading the full article on EW, there has been so many great reveals from them this week, with plenty of information confirming things we've believed for a long time. The Force Awakens hits cinema screens in just over a month! Can you believe it?
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