STAR WARS Newest Character: Kelly Marie Tran’s Inspiring Story To Playing “Rose Tico”

The actress had to lie for 4 months after landing the role!


BackstageOL’s Dave Morales travels to Los Angeles to meet Kelly Marie Tran who plays Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the newest character in the film series.

Kelly talks about the day she received the shocking news that she was cast in the film and shares her inspiring story of how she transitioned from student produced college films to the biggest film series in movie history.

The film’s synopsis:

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters December 15th. For more from Tran, check out the full interview below!

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