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Star Wars Female Star, Rey, AWOL From Toy Stores, Sparking Uproar 2

Star Wars Female Star, Rey, AWOL From Toy Stores, Sparking Uproar

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” did more than strike a blow for freedom in a galaxy far, far away. It gave us Rey, a strong female character and positive role model for young girls. But just try to find the character in the flood of Star Wars toys that followed the movie’s release. Rey, played by newcomer Daisy Ridley, did not appear in previous “Star Wars” films. ...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Read Why Critics Love It... And Hate It! 4

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Read Why Critics Love It… And Hate It!

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” could well be the biggest movie of a decade if not all time. Movie critics are falling all over themselves praising it. But a handful of reviewers are less than impressed for surprising reasons. Here’s what to expect. The movie, a reboot of the original series, picks up some 30 years after 1983’s “Return of the Jedi,” and includes cameos from Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. The movie also stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max von Sydow....
Unknown Star Wars Actress About to Get Her Big Break (Photos, Video!) 6

Unknown Star Wars Actress About to Get Her Big Break (Photos, Video!)

Daisy Ridley, a British actress who only appeared in her first film last year, has scored the breakout role of a lifetime in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” She plays scavenger Rey, a key character in the picture, which also stars John Boyega and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. How did she do it? She’ll be joined by veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill....
Harrison Ford First Look in 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' NFL Halftime Trailer 8

Harrison Ford First Look in ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ NFL Halftime Trailer

Harrison Ford makes a cameo appearance in the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Ford reprises his character Han Solo. He not only looks wrinkled, but he’s wearing the same clothes from nearly 40 years ago! Kylo Ren, however, steals the show as Darth Vader’s avenger. Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Finn (John Boyegaget) are the new protagonists. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher also star. ...
John Boyega Emerges as Big Winner in Star Wars VII Casting (Video) 10

John Boyega Emerges as Big Winner in Star Wars VII Casting (Video)

John Boyega, a British actor, best known for playing Moses in the 2011 indie sci-fi film “Attack the Block,” has scored what could be a major breakout role in the new Disney-produced “Star Wars” trilogy. Casting for the film has been clouded in mystery, with most of the attention focused on whether stars from the original film would make appearances. As it turns out, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford will all reprise their roles. ...