‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac had a lively interview on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’ Find out what the cast had to say about the critically acclaimed movie that has become the hottest topic of the moment.
Yes, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is taking over the world. With record-setting pre-sales of tickets, the movie seems well on its way into cinematic history with a massive opening box office. While we know fans are excited, even the critics are, too, giving the JJ Abrams-directed Episode VII of the legendary franchise rave reviews almost universally. One has to search hard to find the rare negative review of this long-awaited movie bringing new cast members alongside the veteran actors — Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill — of the original trilogy.
Against that exciting backdrop, three of the first-time cast members made an appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ a familiar stomping ground for casts of blockbusters. And along with that we expect not just interviews, but some entertaining and revealing games.
Arriving at this point, in advance of the movie, we all know that Daisy Ridley portrays the scavenger Rey, John Boyega is Finn, stormtrooper and, Oscar Isaac is portraying Poe Dameron an Resistance X-wing fighter pilot.
As for spoilers and plot details, none to be found, just the tamest and vaguest of hints as the host asked Daisy Ridley about whether there’s any romance with her character. She said, “We’ll see.” Yes, so much for that!
Oscar Isaac chimed in and said of his character, “I think it’s very subtle romance that’s happening. You have to just look very closely you have to watch it a few times to see the little hints but there was. At least I was playing romance. In the cockpit I was playing there was a deep romance there.”
John Boyega said, “‘Finn is not the romantic guy right now.” He went on to add, “He’s always sweating and panting or running. He doesn’t really have time for that.”
With all of the non-spoilers out of the way, the trio spoke about their experiences of filming the movie; Boyega and Ridley were both in scenes shot in the desert in of Abu Dhabi which for the rest of us will become part of the galaxy far away, but for the actors, the heat was an ordeal.
You can see all of the discussion along with the games in the video below as Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac talk ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens!’