Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley Joins Cast of Holocaust Drama ‘The Lost Wife’

It's a good year for Daisy Ridley.

Ever since the 24-year-old Brit star appeared in last year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the breakout star is fast becoming one of the most sought-out actresses in Hollywood.

Just last month, reports came out that Ridley is being considered to play Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, with the actress expressing personal interest in playing the role. Then last week, we learned that TheForce Awakens director J.J. Abrams has cast the actress to work on the sci-fi film, Kolma.

Now, Ridley has got another project in her hands with the new holocaust drama film, The Lost Wife. The movie still has no director, but the script is penned by Marc Klein, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will also be produced by Jeff Waxman (John Wick: Chapter Two), Michelle Chydzik (The Wedding Date), and Robbie Brenner (Dallas Buyers Club).

Ridley will play the lead role, a young Jewish woman separated from her husband after the Germans invade Prague. The character will manage to survive the holocaust using her talents and she will miraculously be reunited with her husband in the U.S.

It's really no surprise that Ridley is getting all these projects right now. The actress managed to impress Abrams with her audition for The Force Awakens. Award-winning casting director Nina Gold also commended the actress and said in an interview that "she straight away struck a chord and seemed to have the right feel from the first moment, which is unusual."

Despite her fame and success, Disney has kept humble and has continued to inspire fans with her social media posts and interaction with fans.

It's great to see such a humble and talented actress achieve this kind of success. Everyone knows she deserves it.

Ridley will also appear in Star Wars: Episode VIII on December 15, 2017 and Star Wars: Episode IX on May 23, 2019.

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