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Daisy Ridley & Naomi Watts Set to Star in 'Ophelia' Adaptation

Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts are set to join the cast of a film adaptation Ophelia.

The duo will star in the film, which is set to re-imagine Shakespeare‘s classic play “Hamlet” through the eyes of Ophelia and is based on a novel by Lisa Klein.

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“Set in the 14th century but spoken in a contemporary voice, Ophelia will put the titular character center stage,” producer Daniel Bobker explained.

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John Boyega Celebrates 'Star Wars Day' with Funny Storm Trooper Video!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads John Boyega and Daisy Ridley are celebrating May 4th, aka Star Wars Day!

“May the Fourth be with you,” which is a play on the famous Star Wars phrase, “May the force be with you,” has become popular over the years, and the two young actors posted on Instagram to commemorate the day.

“Happy Star Wars day #Thereisareasonilefttheseguys,” John captioned a funny video. Watch below!

Meanwhile, Daisy posted some photos, including one of Rey captioned, “HAPPY STAR WARS DAY Y’ALL!!!”

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Daisy Ridley Shows Off Lightsaber Skills While Training for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Daisy Ridley got some tips from a stormtrooper while training for Star Wars: Episode VIII on Monday (April 26).

The 24-year-old actress took to her Instagram to share a video practicing for battle with a little coaching from Liang Yang, who played a First Order trooper in The Force Awakens.

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“So @liangstunts (TRAITOR) is WUSHU FRICKING MASTER and I always try to get him to teach me things… This was today!!! Obvs not great but HE’S amazing and he’s also featured at the end 😄😄😄 our stunt team are the most incredible group of people, so lucky I get to train with them!” she captioned the video.

Star Wars: Episode VIII hits theaters December 15 2017.

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Prince William & Prince Harry Have Lightsaber Fight, Meet 'Star Wars' Cast & Characters!

Prince William and Prince Harry engaged in a playful light saber fight on the set of Star Wars on Tuesday (April 19) at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, England.

The royal brothers got to meet Chewbacca, BB-8, and the stars of the film including John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and original Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill.

The princes also got to meet the creative team behind the franchise fan-favorite films.

Star Wars: Episode VIII, which will hit theaters on December 15, 2017, is currently filming at the studios.

15+ pictures inside of Prince William and Prince Harry meeting the Star Wars cast… More Here! »

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Daisy Ridley's Gets a 'Star Wars' Themed Birthday Message From Mark Hamill!

Original Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill just wished his Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-star Daisy Ridley a happy 24th birthday.

“A long time ago (last week I think) In a galaxy far, far way(@PinewoodStudios ) THIS happened! Happy Birthday Daisy!” Mark captioned a photo on his Twitter account for the actress’ 24th birthday (which is today!).

Some fans are seeing the photo as a bit of a foreshadowing of what is to come in the next Star Wars movie. When Luke Skywalker was going through his Jedi training, he carried Yoda on his back. Now, Daisy‘s character Rey is giving Luke a piggy back ride!

Bigger photo below…

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Daisy Ridley Rings in 24th Birthday at MTV Movie Awards 2016

Daisy Ridley grabs some popcorn with J.J. Abrams as they sit in the audience at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards held at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday (April 9) in Burbank, Calif.

The 24-year-old actress joined the 49-year-old The Force Awakens director as she celebrated her birthday a day early at the awards event.

“Bringing in my 24th year with JJ @mtv Movie Awards!” Daisy wrote on Instagram. “Thank you so much to everyone that voted for Breakthrough and Movie!!!!”

Also in attendance at the awards show was Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham.

FYI: Daisy is wearing an Alexander Wang dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Eva Fehren jewelry. Kat is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana dress, Casadei shoes, an Oroton bag, Leticia Liuton earrings, Suzanne Kalan bracelets, and rings by Sethi Couture, Le Vian, and Rachel Katz.

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Daisy Ridley Raps About 'Star Wars' With John Boyega - Watch Now!

Daisy Ridley shows off her rapping game face in a video from Target’s DVD/Blu-ray release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The 23-year-old star raps an original song about the franchise over co-star John Boyega’s beatboxing in the bonus feature.

“I’ve got a good eye for talent,” John says in the video. “I just said, ‘You know what, I can make you a big star.’”

The lyrics include, “We all up in the desert and we filming Star Wars / Because of our diet we can eat no Mars bars.”

Watch Daisy rap while John beatboxes below!


Daisy Ridley & John Boyega Rap About ‘Star Wars’
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