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Daisy Ridley says ending to 'Star Wars: Episode IX' is 'epic'

By
Wade Sheridan

June 27 (UPI) -- Daisy Ridley appeared on The Tonight Show and discussed how she felt about wrapping up Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Ridley told host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday that the next entry in the Star Wars saga will have an "epic" conclusion.

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"It's very exciting," Ridley, who portrays main character Rey, said about the ending before detailing how she cried after finishing production on her scenes.

"I was an embarrassment. I couldn't remember a thing," she said.

"Everybody had to do like a wrap speech and John wrapped just before me, and I was like, 'Oh, oh no,'" she continued, referencing her co-star John Boyega who portrays Finn.

Ridley said that when she was given the microphone to address the cast and crew, she couldn't stop crying.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set to arrive in theaters on Dec. 20. Ridley will next be seen in Hamlet-based drama Ophelia, which comes to theaters on Friday.

Ridley also rapped Lil Kim's verse from "Lady Marmalade" and taught Fallon how to pour the perfect pint.



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