Kelly Marie Tran is one of the actresses in the cast of the new expected film Star Wars The Last Jedi. Her character has remained mysterious until the end, when it was revealed in the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando.
The name of the character is Rose and she is part of the Resistance and works in the maintenance system. Keeping secret her role to the fans wasn’t easy, but to blind her family was much more difficult, according to the actress: “My parents did not know it yet four months later,” she said Tran then explaining what she said to her family. “I told them I was doing an independent film in Canada. At one point I actually bought some of maple syrup, so I could bring it to them and to believe that I was indeed in Canada.”
The cast of the film will see Daisy Ridley in the title role Rey, besides the return of John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong’o, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern joined the cast in two roles not yet revealed.Kelly Marie Tran is known for CollegeHumor Originals (2006), About a Boy (2014) and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street (2014).