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Kelly Marie Tran Explains Why Representation Matters in ‘Star Wars’ - HollywoodResource.org
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Kelly Marie Tran Explains Why Representation Matters in ‘Star Wars’

‘Star Wars’ actress Kelly Marie Tran discusses her experience acting in the film series’ latest installment, ‘The Last Jedi,’ in an interview with variety.com:

“Actress Kelly Marie Tran electrified “Star Wars” fans with her breakout “The Last Jedi” debut. Playing engineer Rose Tico, an unassuming member of the Resistance, Tran’s onscreen energy and passion for the space uprising radiated off the screen. Stealing the spotlight from “The Force Awakens” favorites, Tran injected the galaxy far, far away with a dose of pure enthusiasm. And “Star Wars” devotees loved her for it.”

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(Source: Variety.com)

Originally published: 12/21/2017

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