Daisy Ridley Wishes Fans Happy Star Wars Day
Even more than the pun, “May the 4th be with you….” I love wishing peeps a “Happy Star Wars Day”.
And that’s exactly what Daisy Ridley — Rey herself — did for fans on Monday.
Parodying her amazing lightsaber Force grab in Episode VII, Daisy’s decidedly low tech version was extremely charming.
— Star Wars (@starwars) May 4, 2020
In case you missed the parallel, here’s that scene (and Rey’s first duel with Kylo, cut into one clip):
Frankly, that was just what I needed after a day of breakneck social media posts and stories.
And, straight up, I hail Daisy as the catalyst of a new generation of creatives who SAVED Star Wars.
Rey is an amazing character, and Ms. Ridley is one of the finest actors around.
I said as much last July, in the below post:
That’s it for my coverage here on this Star Wars Day. Although you can listen to my latest sit-down with the Brickcity Blockade.
May the Force be with us…. And happy birthday to my youngest.
— John Bishop (@jmbishopjr) May 4, 2020