The Star Wars movie franchise has added an important new female character in the eighth film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the director Rian Johnson revealed earlier this week.
Kelly Marie Tran (plays the character of Rose); the biggest new role in the film, who’s a maintenance worker in the Resistance. Her character embodies the notion that even the most unlikely person can step up and become a hero.
The movie poster shows Rey on an intense red background pointing her light saber skyward, the beam dividing images of Skywalker and Kylo Ren.
Carrie Fisher gained recognition and became famous for her role as Princess Leia, a character who was part of the original cast. She then died in December, but filmed scenes in The Last Jedi before her death.
Ridley was brought into the franchise in the seventh movie, The Force Awakens, as a lead character. Since then, fans have been expecting to add more female characters to the cast.
According to the director Johnson, the release of the film is still in it’s post-production phase, however, it has been scheduled for release in December most probably.