Tag: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Talks Rey Star Wars Movie

That Rey movie sounds better and better as time goes on. The film’s director, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, recently spoke to Variety about a documentary she made, and the developing Star Wars movie inevitably came up. When asked about why she wanted to direct the Rey film, Obaid-Chinoy said: “The st...

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Daisy Ridley Knows “Bits and Bobs” About Rey Movie

Daisy Ridley sat down with Deadline in their SXSW studio, where she discussed details of the Rey-centered Star Wars movie Lucasfilm announced last year. Years after the events of the sequel trilogy, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s film will follow an older Rey and her students as they re-re-establish the ...

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JJ Abrams Told Daisy Ridley Star Wars is “A Religion”

Daisy Ridley recently sat down with Inverse to discuss her new film, Sometimes I Think About Dying. Inevitably, the inescapable topic of Star Wars came up. Ridley recalled The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams saying the following when she was cast: “This not a role in a movie… This is a religi...

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Daisy Ridley: Star Wars Fan Racism “Blown Out of Proportion”

On the hype trail for Sometimes I Think About Dying, Daisy Ridley told NBC News that not all may be as it seems within the “toxic” Star Wars fanbase. She also reacts to the response to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and her comments from a few years back. Check out what Ridley had to say here: “I thi...

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Daisy Ridley Talks Star Wars’ “New Direction”

In an interview with AlloCiné last Friday, Daisy Ridley discussed her upcoming Star Wars film directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Ridley says Rey’s next adventure will take Star Wars in “a new direction.” Read more here, and check out the interview in full on YouTube: “So I thought about it ...

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Rey Star Wars Movie Will be “Very Special” Because a Woman is Directing, Says Director

In some super-shocking news you’ll never believe till you see for yourself, the director of the upcoming Star Wars movie centered around Rey, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, thinks the film will be “very special” because it’s being directed by a woman. In an interview with CNN, Obaid-Chinoy said thi...

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