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Keira Knightley Has No Recollection of Who She Played in 'Star Wars'

One of Keira Knightley‘s first movie roles was in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, but she has no recollection of the film!

The 35-year-old actress was only 12 when she appeared as Sabé, Queen Amidala’s double, in the epic movie.

While chatting with ComingSoon.net, Keira joked about how she barely remembers anything about the experience.

“Your character survived, whereas Padmé did not,” the interviewer said and Keira replied, “Wait a minute. Who did I play? Was I not Padmé?”

After being reminded that she played Sabé, Keira said, “Do you know, I saw the film once. I think I was 12 when I did it and it came out and I saw it the year after. And I’ve never seen it again. So, I played Sabé and she didn’t die? Okay!”

Keira was asked if she has any thoughts on where Sabé might be these days and she said, “I hope she lived a long and happy life somewhere on a planet far, far away. I’m sure she did!”

With all of the Star Wars reboots and spinoff series happening, she was also asked if there’s any talk of her reprising her role as Sabé.

“Reprising the character I can’t even remember the name of?” Keira asked while laughing. “No, there hasn’t.”

Keira just signed on to a period drama for Apple TV+ and an upcoming series for Hulu.

Daisy Ridley Reveals Who Rey Was Originally Supposed to Be Related To in 'Star Wars'

Daisy Ridley revealed that Rey was supposed to have a connection an entirely different character in Star Wars.

During her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! with guest host Josh Gad, the 28-year-old actress opened up about her character’s ancestry and shared that it was actually Obi-Wan Kenobi she was supposed to be a descendant of.

As fans know, it was revealed that Rey was a descendant of Emperor Palpatine.

“At the beginning, there was toying with, like, an Obi-Wan connection,” she explained. “There were like different versions.”

However, when J.J. Abrams came back to the franchise to direct The Rise of Skywalker, he decided he liked the Palpatine connection better.

“It came to Episode IX, and J.J. pitched me the film and was like, ‘Oh yeah, Palpatine’s granddaddy,’” Daisy shared. “And I was like, ‘Awesome.’ And then, two weeks later, he was like, ‘Oh, we’re not sure.’ So, it kept changing. So then, even while filming, I wasn’t sure what the answer was going to be.”

If you missed it, this actress revealed that she auditioned for the movies, but didn’t end up getting a role.

'The Mandalorian' Announces Season Two Premiere Date!

Get ready for the return of The Mandalorian!

The Mandaloria himself Pedro Pascal announced that season two of the hit Disney+ series will be premiering on Friday, October 30.

Season two of The Mandalorian wrapped production on March 8th, just before Hollywood was shut down because of the global pandemic.

The Star Wars series centers on a lone gunfighter, who makes his way through the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.

Timothy Olymphant, Rosario Dawson, Temuera Morrison, Katee Sackhoff and Michael Biehn will all be appearing in the second season.

Back in April, it was confirmed that creator Jon Favreau was already working on season three of The Mandalorian.

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John Boyega Explains His 'Star Wars' Experience: 'Do Not Bring Out a Black Character & Then Have Them Pushed to the Side'

John Boyega is revealing his experience working on the new Star Wars movies playing the role of Finn.

“You get yourself involved in projects and you’re not necessarily going to like everything. [But] what I would say to Disney is do not bring out a black character, market them to be much more important in the franchise than they are and then have them pushed to the side. It’s not good. I’ll say it straight up,” the 28-year-old actor told British GQ. “You knew what to do with these other people, but when it came to Kelly Marie Tran, when it came to John Boyega, you know f*ck all.”

He added, “So what do you want me to say? What they want you to say is, ‘I enjoyed being a part of it. It was a great experience…’ Nah, nah, nah. I’ll take that deal when it’s a great experience. They gave all the nuance to Adam Driver, all the nuance to Daisy Ridley. Let’s be honest. Daisy knows this. Adam knows this. Everybody knows. I’m not exposing anything.”

“Nobody else in the cast had people saying they were going to boycott the movie because [they were in it]. Nobody else had the uproar and death threats sent to their Instagram DMs and social media, saying, ‘Black this and black that and you shouldn’t be a Stormtrooper.’ Nobody else had that experience. But yet people are surprised that I’m this way. That’s my frustration,” John added.

John recently revealed if he would ever return to the Star Wars universe.

Adria Arjona Joins Diego Luna in 'Star Wars' Series on Disney+

Adria Arjona is heading to a galaxy far, far away!

The 28-year-old actress will be starring opposite Diego Luna of the upcoming Disney+ series based on Star Wars: Rogue One, Deadline reports.

The upcoming untitled series will be based on the Cassian Andor character, who Diego played in the 2016 spinoff movie. The show will follow Cassian’s adventures during the formative years of the Rebellion, before the events of Rogue One.

Alan Tudyk is set to reprise his role as K-2SO, Andor’s droid sidekick, in the spinoff series.

Back in April, it was announced that these two actors had also joined the Star Wars spinoff series.

Adria is best known for her roles in Triple Frontier, 6 Underground, and will star alongside Jared Leto in the upcoming movie Morbius.

Disney Makes Big Changes to Release Schedule for Upcoming Movies Amid Pandemic

There are some big changes coming to the release schedule for upcoming Disney movies amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The live-action remake of Mulan was supposed to be released in theaters back in March and then the date was pushed back to August 21. Now, the studio has removed the film from the release calendar completely and a release date is unknown for now.

There have also been changes for the upcoming movies in the Star Wars and Avatar franchises.

Disney has announced that the next Star Wars movie will be released on December 22, 2023, with more films in the franchise coming on December 19, 2025 and December 17, 2027.

The sequels to James Cameron‘s Avatar have all been pushed back by a year. Avatar 2 will be released on December 16, 2022, Avatar 3 will be released on December 20, 2024, Avatar 4 will be released on December 18, 2026, and Avatar 5 will be released on December 22, 2028.

Some of the non-franchise movies that are being released by Disney and its other studios 20th Century and Searchlight have also had release date changes.

The Personal History of David Copperfield has been pushed back two weeks to August 28, 2020. The murder mystery Death on the Nile has been pushed back two weeks to October 23, 2020. The Empty Man has been pushed back to December 4 from its August release date. The horror film Antlers has been pushed back to February 19, 2021. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon‘s historical epic was supposed to be released on Christmas 2020, but it will now hit theaters on October 15, 2021.

Wes Anderson‘s The French Dispatch has been removed from the schedule and is awaiting a new date.

Other movies are keeping their dates, which you can see below.

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John Boyega Won't Return to 'Star Wars': 'I've Moved On'

It looks like John Boyega is done with Star Wars and won’t be returning to as Finn in the franchise.

“Force Finn in action with Green lightsaber dressed in black is all I want from the next SW film!” a fan posted to John on his Instagram.

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John then responded, “lol no thank you. I’ve moved on [heart emoji].”

The fan then added, “really just got those Disney bucks and dipped [laugh crying emoji],” to which John responded, “nope. Not into playing one role for too long. I have more to offer than that. That’s all.”

John already has his next movie role lined up! Find out what role he will be taking on next.

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