Tran explains the "mental olympics" required for her new film, "Raya and the Last Dragon."
The actor shared details about a storyline that could have kept him front and center in the Skywalker Saga’s final act.
The first official trailer for "Raya and the Last Dragon" is here, and it gives an action-packed look at Disney's latest animated adventure. Released on Wednesday morning, the trailer introduces Disney fans to Raya, voiced by "Star Wars" actor Kelly Marie Tran, an experienced warrior on the hunt for the last dragon in the fictional […]
Presented by Citi. Episode star and creatives of Hulu's Monsterland (Kelly Marie Tran, Desiree Akhavan, Mary Laws, and Anka Malatynska) gather with moderator Rosie Knight at PaleyFest Fall TV Previews 2020 to celebrate their show. Topics include: exploring roles for complex, flawed women within horror stories; Tran's interest in the "Iron River, MI" episode's themes of privilege and envy; allowing the eight episodes' individual directors to work in their own unique styles; Laws' theater background and her belief in centering the "ego" of the work itself; the eight different episodes as "siblings," related but not identical; the "Iron River" episode as a "warped fairy tale"; Tran's appreciation for having "the ability to fail" on the collaborative shoot; the series' focus on working-class characters who have experienced trauma; and why creating an anthology series is both a "nightmare" and a meaningful creative opportunity.
"Do not bring out a Black character, market them to be much more important in the franchise than they are and then have them pushed to the side."
Kelly Marie Tran will voice the main character in Disney's animated adventure "Raya and the Last Dragon," replacing the voice role previously held by Cassie Steele. "Raya and the Last Dragon," set in a fictional fantasy land called Kumandra, follows a fearless warrior as she seeks to save the realm from evil forces. As previously […]
Kelly Marie Tran has lined up her next role. The actor, best known for playing the feisty Rose Tico in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and "The Rise of Skywalker," has signed on to appear on Hulu's upcoming anthology series "Monsterland." "Monsterland," which received the greenlight for eight one-hour episodes last year, will feature encounters […]
Disappointed "Star Wars" fans have expressed their upset over the lack of screen time for actress Kelly Marie Tran in the latest "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" with the online campaign RoseTicoDeservedBetter. "Crazy Rich Asians" and "In the Heights" director Jon M. Chu shares their disappointment, but he has a plan… After being introduced […]
Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu is squarely in Rose Tico's corner. Chu has taken to social media to urge Disney+ to make a Star Wars series revolving around Resistance member Rose Tico, played by Kelly Marie Tran in the Star Wars films The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. "Ok @disneyplus. Put […]
Director J.J. Abrams and "Star Wars" leads Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac reflect on the past, present and future of the franchise.
Internet trolls ran "Star Wars" actress Kelly Marie Tran off social media in June 2018, after she endured months of vitriolic comments. Here's how she coped.
Daisy Ridley elaborates on the jaw-dropping reveal in the latest footage from "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker."
Warwick Davis hosted the 20th anniversary panel, which included appearances by prequel design director Doug Chiang, sound editor Matthew Wood, Sith master-and-apprentice Ian McDiarmid and Ray Park and the actor behind the most controversial character in the saga: Jar Jar Binks’s alter ego, Ahmed Best.
Kelly Marie Tran tells Yahoo Entertainment how it felt to receive such rapturous cheers at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.
The "Last Jedi" actress is speaking out after toxic abuse forced her off social media earlier this summer.
After news broke that "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" actress Kelly Marie Tran reportedly quit social media due to racial and sexual harassment, she has been shown a lot of love by both fans and celebrities.
“Last Jedi” star deletes all Instagram posts following relentless racial and sexual harassment.
Kelly Marie Tran says she was considering quitting acting when she finally landed her first film role as Rose in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
Recently, "The Last Jedi" star Kelly Marie Tran overheard fans talking about the latest "Star Wars" film while sitting next to them at a pub. A friend recorded her emotional moment and she later surprised the moviegoers by introducing herself.
"Star Wars" movies have been influencing names for decades, so clearly the new generation of characters from a galaxy far, far away introduced in "The Force Awakens" and returning in "The Last Jedi" will leave their imprint on young Padawans.
"I felt like I was about to play the Super Bowl," says Tran, who plays Rose Tico. "I knew all the plays. I knew exactly what was going to happen. And then you see R2-D2, and you're like, 'I'm thrown off.’"
It’s not easy to get hold of actual props from a “Star Wars” movie, unless you were actually in a “Star Wars” movie. Yahoo Entertainment asked members of the “Last Jedi” cast whether they have a favorite reminder of their work on the film.