Daisy Ridley

This issue we’ve picked the new lead of the Star Wars franchise as our POP Babe and since she is in a Star Wars movie, you can be sure she will be a pop culture icon for years to come.

English actress Daisy Ridley plays Rey in this month’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens and based on the fan events and even the premiere, she’s certainly turning heads.

TOKYO, JAPAN - DECEMBER 10: Daisy Ridley attends the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' fan event at the Roppongi Hills on December 10, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios) *** Local Caption *** Daisy Ridley

Daisy was born in Westminster, London, and attended a performing arts school in Hertfordshire. She stars in Star Wars: The Force Awakens alongside fellow Brit John Boyega, who was born and bred in Peckham, South London.

She’s almost a complete unknown but as you can see from our coverage, we’re already quite taken with her and so are fans from all around the world.

She’s so far caught the eye of some of the best photographers at red carpet events and we’re quite sure she’ll be in a lot more roles from Hollywood in the coming years.

With Disney’s ties to Marvel you might wonder if she’s gonna be cast as an Avenger. Well she’s got the look and with a smile like that, why not?

TOKYO, JAPAN - DECEMBER 10: Daisy Ridley attends the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' fan event at the Roppongi Hills on December 10, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios) *** Local Caption *** Daisy Ridley

What’s next? Ridley will voice the lead role of Taeko in the English dub of the 1991 animated film Only Yesterday, scheduled to be released in 2016

Catch Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in cinemas 17 Dec

Images courtesy of Getty Images / Walt Disney Pictures

© POPCulture Online 2015

Check Also

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Luke Skywalker Han Solo

Disney Infinity 3.0: Let’s talk about Star Wars!

It is no secret that Star Wars Episode 7 is about to hit movie theaters …