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Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Korr Sella from The Force Awakens, recently discussed her time on the first of the sequel trilogy, chatting about her very first day on a film set that included a scene with none other than Carrie Fisher.

“My first-ever on-camera experience was a scene with Carrie Fisher. I had no idea what I was doing. I had never been on a set before. I had only done theater up until that point. It was an overwhelming but amazing baptism by fire. It turned what could have been a painful experience into a really positive one, a learning experience.”

“She was the most gentle, sweet, down to earth, I walked on set and she just beamed at me and she said, ‘We’ve got this.’ I was like, ‘This is my first time.’ And she was just so kind and generous and just ended up making it into such a pleasurable experience, what could have been a really intimidating experience. And then afterwards, I went to her trailer to say thank you and she was like, ‘Come in.’ I sat with her, and we had a chat. And she was just so open and just so willing to share. I was there for two days. She didn’t have to be like that with technically a day player.”

Korr was a character trimmed for time, but who did see more exploration in Bloodline. Perhaps as we delve into the history of that era there will be more to come from her.

Bloodline (Star Wars)
  • DEL REY
  • Gray, Claudia (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 432 Pages - 01/31/2017 (Publication Date) - Del Rey (Publisher)