Daisy Ridley is saying goodbye to Rey.
The “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” star is on the cover of Marie Claire‘s new “Holiday” issue, and in it she talks filming the final entry in the epic Skywalker Saga.
“It’s the first time I’ve filmed more confident because I feel like there was nothing else I could’ve done,” she says.
“The third one for me was the best. It’s a big film for everyone. I did all of the emotions: I did frowns, I did smiles, it was the sort of biggest breadth, and I think that’s also why I had such a good time, because I got to do so much s**t—like, physically, emotionally—and I got to work with so many people.”
Ridley also side-steps a question about rumours that she’s engaged to actor Tom Bateman.
“The thing is, I’ve never talked about my personal life,” she explains. “So I won’t talk about it now. I’m so aware of how much information about my life is out there, so if there’s one thing I don’t want to talk about…”
On enjoying the moment: “I get a bit scared because this year a lot of good things happened. You’re like, ‘Oh no, is the universe storing up something?’ But then I was like, ‘Well, f**k it if it is. I’d best enjoy this time.’”
Ridley is also featured in a “Pop Quiz” video for Marie Claire, answering a series of random questions about herself.
What is something people will be surprised to know about you? Ridley says, “That I love Ariana Grande.”
Her favourite couch snack? “Dark chocolate.”
The last text message she sent? “To my mother asking if she was okay and she said she was watching ‘Grace & Frankie’ and that RuPaul was a guest star.”
One thing every woman should try at least once? “Everyone should go to dinner by themselves and without their phone because it is freeing.”