Last Jedi actress Kelly Marie Tran and BB-8 discuss her experience playing Rose Tico and More

Kelly Marie Tran

Recently on the Oh My Disney’s web series “Watch a Disney Movie WIth…” The incredible Kelly Marie Tran sat down alongside BB-8 and revealed how emotional the role was for her, and how she felt watching The Force Awakens for the first time, knowing she would soon be apart of the cast.

Kelly also opens p on her relationships with her on-set mentor Benicio del Toro, director Rian Johnson and John Boyega. Highlights from this episode of the web series include:

  • Kelly’s thoughts on #Reylo, the Rey/Kylo fan theory taking the Twitterverse by storm (7:56)
  • Explaining why she’s “pro-Porg” and revealing that she actually spent time helping Lucasfilm’s iconic Creatures Department apply feathers to them. (3:01)
  • 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.” (6:58)

We hope you enjoy watching this fun and revealing look into Rose Tico’s character, Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrivaes on Blu-ray and DVD March 27th!


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Danielle