If there was a breakout star of Star Wars: The Last Jedi it was Kelly Marie Tran. To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on digital this week and Blu-Ray DVD March 27th. Kelly sat down with host Michelle Lema on the Oh My Disney show to take part in their “Watch A Disney Movie With…” series. On the show she discusses her experience playing Rose Tico, and reveal behind-the-scenes secrets that took place during filming.
Kelly also dishes on her relationships with on-set mentor Benicio del Toro, director Rian Johnson and John Boyega. Highlights from the episode include:
- Kelly’s thoughts on #Reylo, the Rey/Kylo fan theory taking the Twitterverse by storm.
- Explaining why she’s “pro-Porg” and revealing that she actually spent time helping Lucasfilm’s iconic Creatures Department apply feathers to them.
- BTS stories about spending two additional weeks on-set with John Boyega to film the “Fathier” chase scene. At the time of filming, they were essentially riding “headless mechanical bull figures.”
Watch the show here: