Even before Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit theaters last December, we were falling in love with stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.
Sure they looked great in the promo art, but Ridley melted our hearts with her reaction to the trailer! And then John went and did things like surprise fans at theaters when the movie opened, and more recently visited children in a hospital as his SW character! Well the costars are continuing their AH-Mazing quest to become our favorite young stars as Entertainment … read more
Now this how you land a role.
A clip of Daisy Ridley’s screen test for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has surfaced. Obtained by Buzzfeed, the footage shows Ridley, who beat out hundreds of actresses to play Rey in the iconic franchise, with tears running down her face as she acts out the torture scene between her character and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
“What we were looking for was someone new, ” director J.J. Abrams explains in a voiceover. “This character needed to be vulnerable and tough, … read more
Harrison Ford is willing to give the shirt off his back for a good cause. Or, maybe a jacket. The actor is auctioning off the rugged jacket he wore as Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens to benefit epilepsy research. The actor’s daughter Georgia has been living with the disease, and Ford has been an outspoken proponent for the cause. The actor’s first scene in The Force Awakens – his first appearance in any Star Wars film in more than 30 years – features him wearing the signature piece … read more
Here are some photos of Daisy Ridley at the Jameson Empire Awards on Sunday night in London. She wore a Boss dress and she looked very Keira Knightley-esque. As we discussed before, Daisy is a tiny little thing. She owns it though, and she seems to understand that with Star Wars, she’s a role model for young women, so she tries to say the right things about body image and body acceptance. I bring this up because… Daisy is apparently in talks to take over an iconic, famously curvy character: … read more
Daisy Ridley confirms she has had “conversations” about playing action heroine Lara Croft in a new movie franchise.
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress is rumoured to be in the running to take over from Angelina Jolie in a rebooted movie series, based on the popular Tomb Raider video games. Now the newcomer admits there “have been conversations” but she has not been offered the part.
“I’m waiting for someone to say ‘I want you, let’s do it’,” she tells The Hollywood Reporter at the … read more
Lara Croft has been robbing treasures and foiling bad guys’ plans on the small screen for 20 years.
And although Daisy Ridley already has her hands full saving the galaxy from The First Order in the new Star Warsfilms, she has confirmed she’s in talks to take on the mantel of Tomb Raider.
Following two critically panned film starring Angelina Jolie in the Noughties, Warner and MGM are planning a reboot of the franchise, and Daisy has divulged she’s had ‘conversations’ relating to the role. Speaking … read more
She may have fended off The First Order with a bit of luck, and some help from Finn.
But Daisy Ridley was showing off some decidedly less galaxy-saving manoeuvres, choosing to showcase her dance moves on the red carpet, as she arrived at the Empire Film Awards 2016.
Attending the event at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Sunday night, the 23-year-old beauty not only showed off her favourite dance moves, but also her sizzling sense of style – thanks to her form-fitting dress. The rising Hollywood … read more
She never fails to pull out the stops when it comes to red carpet events, and Pascal Craymer did just that with her busty display at a plush film event.
The former TOWIE star looked incredible as she stepped out in a dusty pink dress, which flattered her curves, as she arrived at the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards on Saturday.
The 28-year-old joined a host of celebrity guests including Star Wars actor John Boyega, Sinitta, Beverley Knight and Simon Webbe inside the Hilton London Metropole … read more
Celebrities — they’re just like us! Except for the money, fame and consistent exposure. Oh, and the fact that they’ve accomplished way more by the ripe old age of 23 than most of us ever will in our entire lives.
From Oscar winners to Olympians, here are 23 celebrities you didn’t realize were 23 or younger — get ready to feel old:
1. Sam Smith, 23 Sam Smith’s career took off when he appeared on Disclosure’s hit single “Latch” in 2012. Since then, Smith has earned multiple hits and even scored an … read more
It’s time again for our sexy spin on the NCAA’s annual March Madness Tournament — March Man-ness! Previous winners include Tom Hiddleston and Jamie Dornan, and this year we’re making the competition even stiffer with 70 (yes, 70!) hotties to choose from. From the guys who steam up your TV screen every week to the ones who rock your body with their soulful tunes on stage, it may be hard to pick a favorite — but all you have to do to vote is click the arrows up or down based on who strikes your … read more
If John Boyega isn’t already your favorite person for sticking up for women on Instagram and expertly shutting down Black History Month haters, he is now. The 23-year-old “Star Wars” actor took time out of his busy filming schedule to visit some kids at the Royal London Hospital on Sunday. He dressed as his character, Finn, from “The Force Awakens” to surprise a 5-year-old fan named Daniel Bell. “This little stormtrooper Daniel had a wonderful wish after seeing the ‘Force Awakens,'” Boyega wrote … read more
Some might says it’s hyperbolic to call John Boyega the most perfect human in the galaxy, but we here at MTV News say it’s a fact. (Sorry, T8-TR.) Who could possibly gaze upon his beautiful face and see anything less than perfection? The 23-year-old Brit shot onto the Hollywood scene after he was cast as Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and he’s been wooing us with his humor and charm and general adorableness ever since. Did we mention he has a cat named Oluwalogan who he frequently FaceTimes? … read more
The Force is strong in John Boyega.
The 23-year-old actor spent Friday delivering toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens to sick children at The Royal Hospital in London. John came at the request of 5-year-old super-fan Daniel Bell, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor; Daniel’s dream was to meet John’s character, Finn. “Rather than having Finn to himself he wanted Finn to meet the kids at the Royal London hospital and give them some toys. I stayed in character while I was with this brave boy … read more
The Force is strong with this one. Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega spent Friday delivering toys from the iconic film franchise, on behalf of the Rays of Sunshine children’s charity, for sick children at The Royal London Hospital in London. Boyega was joined by a very special fan: 5-year-old Daniel Bell, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, and whose wish it was to meet Boyega’s Star Wars character, Finn, and hand out toys with him. The pair – Boyega dressed as Finn, Bell dressed … read more
You didn’t think awards season ended with the 2016 Oscars, did you?
The 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards are airing live from L.A., with Blake Shelton serving as the show’s host. Performers include DNCE, Silento, Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa. A number of celebrities will also present and make special appearances throughout the show, including Anthony Anderson, Cameron Dallas, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Fifth Harmony, Megan Fox, Josh Gad, Kira Kosarin, Laura Marano, Amy Poehler, Jason … read more