See Star Wars' Daisy Ridley in rare horror short!

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With the announcement of the Star Wars: Episode VII cast, we thought you might like to see an early appearance from Daisy Ridley in this short film made for a competition last year. The only real 'unknown' among the cast, her previous roles had been limited to sci-fi horror action short Blue Season, the low-budget Scrawl, Silent Witness and a Wiley music video.

Ridley's online presence has had a tidy up since the cast announcement (her Twitter account has been disabled and her acting reel was taken down from Vimeo) so here's a rare opportunity to see her - briefly! - in action!

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Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams. This was follows in the main Star Wars saga by Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi with the final film of the sequel trilogy, Episode IX, due in cinemas in December 2019 with J J Abrams back at the helm,A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, which was followed in 2018 by Ron Howard's Solo and a fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson which will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.In addition, there are the animated TV series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels along with Star Wars Resistance which starts in late 2018 and finally a new live action series currently being developed by Jon Favreau set some time after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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