"Nothing to be coming through," the actress recalls of those first pair months after Rise of Skywalker hit theaters.

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One would presume the Daisy Ridley, the confront of a multi-billion-dollar worldwide blockbuster franchise, would certainly be swim in job offers complying with the culmination the the latest Star Wars trilogy through The climb of Skywalker. (This was likelafilador.netise before the COVID-19 pandemic that stopped Hollywood, by the way.) That, the actress says, was not the case.


In a recent intervielafilador.net v Entertainment Weekly about her voice function in the time-loop video game Twelve Minutes, Ridley looks ago on her perspective after wrapping the cinematic saga of Rey and how there was a slight panic mode when "nothing was coming through" job-wise in those first couple months after ~ Rise that Skywalker hit theaters in December 2019.


"It was so sad to complete <Star Wars>," she says over Zoom native London. "When the film to be released, ns was like, 'Oh my God.' It was such a huge chapter. And, weirdly, the past felafilador.net months of not having much… Obviously now it’s really nice to be working, yet not having actually much ns feel prefer I handle the last five years. To be required to sluggish down, that was an excellent mentally because that me since <Star Wars was> a huge thing in mine life."


"Weirdly, in ~ the beginning of the year nothing to be coming through," she continues. "I was like, 'Aww! No one wants to employ me.'" Ridley later on remarks how "there to be actually tons of points that i auditioned for at the start of the year and also didn’t get any type of of them."


"I had that moment of 'Oh mine god!' and then just thought 'everything in its appropriate time,'" she says. 


By the finish of February, at an early stage March, "things began picking up." that was roughly that time she gained a call about Twelve Minutes


Ridley voices a woman living through her husband, who's stuck in a time loop, in the Xbox and PC video game Twelve Minutes, come be published by Annapurna's video game division. V both characters unnamed (it's part of the mystery), this man, voiced by It thing Two's James McAvoy, witnesses a gun-touting stranger (The Lighthouse's Willem Dafoe) burst into his apartment and also attack his mam for some previous grievance. The male is then forced to relive the previous 12 minute over and also over again till he can figure out the secret surrounding this occasion and, hopefully, prevent it native happening altogether.


Ridley now has a couple of other voice parts on her plate, including Baba Yaga, an man interactive film for the virtual-reality Oculus search platform that attributes Jennifer Hudson, Kate Winslet, and also Glenn Close. Ridley will likelafilador.netise lend she talents come an initial Audible series, Islanders, native playwright Elinor Cook.


Scripts for various other potential projects have come across her way during London's pandemic-prompted quarantine. "There have been awesome things," Ridley says, "and obviously nobody knows when they’re gonna go." specific projects, like Jurassic World: Dominion and The girlfriend Experience season 3, are at this time filming in the U.K. With included safety measures, however that's no the norm for most productions at the moment.

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"There’s one thing that I'm gonna perform that’s at sight f—ing dark," she teases. "I to be like, 'Do we require something this dark?' however it’s likelafilador.netise really exciting and about memory and everything’s a little fragmented. I certainly feel prefer what ns wanna watch and also I guess: v be part of is something through some joy. That's what people need."


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With "The climb of Skywalker," manager J.J. Abrams delivers yet another Disney-branded "Star Wars" movie looking ever backward, never ever forward.