Killers of the Flower Moon star Lily Gladstone has made no secret of her love for Star Wars, particularly the Ewoks from Return of the Jedi. The Golden Globe winner (and Oscar contender) instructed the New York Times she had a “sturdy want to be an Ewok at age 5”—that’s how deep the love is.
Gladstone’s lovely nerdiness has emerged in different awards-season interviews, too. In a roundtable with fellow Greatest Actress contenders hosted by the Hollywood Reporter, she cited Ewoks as one in every of her first performing position fashions; they had been her “childhood inspirations, I wished to be an Ewok, and that’s what began all this insanity.” That’s the cutest factor ever, to be sincere, and we love this origin story for an unbelievable expertise we’d prefer to see working in style sooner or later.
Ewoks acquired one more nod in Gladstone’s interview with Rolling Stone. “I used to be solely into Star Wars as a result of I used to be into the Ewoks,” she instructed the journal. “I didn’t know this then, however they’re such a beacon of Indigenous resistance. They usually rocked it. They introduced the Empire down, I’m sorry.”
Kathleen Kennedy, that’s your cue to get on the road and solid Gladstone in one of many new Star Wars films—her love for the franchise is real, and she or he clearly has superior performing chops. What sort of position would you need to see Gladstone tackle within the galaxy far, far-off?
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