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Star Wars' Kelly Marie Tran Dressed as a Porg on Halloween!

If you have seen the new movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi, then you have probably fallen in love with Kelly Marie Tran just like we have!

The 28-year-old actress is the breakout star of the movie thanks to her role as Rose Tico.

On Halloween this year, Kelly dressed up as a porg, one of the new creatures introduced in the movie.

“‘You’ll never make it,’ they said. ‘It’s basically impossible,’ they said. ‘You’ll end up looking like two sad birds!!’ they said. WELL GUESS WHAT? WE SPENT 3 HOURS MAKING THESE COSTUMES AND WE HAVE PREVAILED AND I REGRET NOTHING!!! Thanks for sharing this Halloween with me, @kimcoopie, you are MY PORG FRIEND IN CRIME 💯👯🐧🐦❤️👍🏼👽HAPPIEST OF HALLOWEENS TO YOU!! 🎃👻💀,” Kelly captioned the below photo.

Make sure to read five fast facts to know about Kelly!

Who is Kelly Marie Tran? 5 Things to Know About Star Wars' Rose Tico!

Kelly Marie Tran is without a doubt the breakout star of Star Wars: The Last Jedi thanks to her work as Rose Tico, one of the heroes of the film.

The 28-year-old actress has been seen in some minor roles in the past, including a guest role on NBC’s About a Boy, but this is her first lead role!

Here are five things to know about Kelly:

  • 1. She had never seen a Star Wars movie before auditioning! “In 10th grade, my teacher was obsessed with [Star Wars] and played it in the background, but I was reading Harry Potter so I wasn’t listening to it,” she told BuzzFeed.
  • 2. Kelly is the first Asian-American woman to star in a Star Wars movie. “I think from the moment I got this part—and it was also because this is a Star Wars movie—I just wanted to do the whole thing justice,” she told Rolling Stone.
  • 3. She couldn’t tell her family she landed the role! “I said I was in Canada working on an indie movie,” she told People. “I’m pretty sure I told some people Toronto and some people Vancouver and then I had to wrap around my lie. I even bought maple syrup to give to people to convince them I’d really been to Canada.” Why she did this is unclear, but it’s incredible.
  • 4. Kelly worked many odd jobs before being cast as Rose. “I’ve done pretty much everything. I was a food tour guide—I took people on a tour to different restaurants in the area,” she told People. “I also nannied and worked in offices as an assistant, I cleaned a yoga studio, I passed out flyers—I worked every weird job.”
  • 5. She took a year off after wrapping The Last Jedi. “I ran away!” she told BuzzFeed. “I wanted to center myself and remember who I was. My life had just changed so much, and I needed that time to reflect.”

Go see Star Wars: The Last Jedi, now playing in theaters!

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Daisy Ridley & 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Ladies Join Forces at London Photo Call!

Daisy Ridley strikes a fierce pose on the red carpet alongside her female co-stars Gwendoline Christie, Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran while attending the photo call for their anticipated film Star Wars: The Last Jedi held at the Corinthia Hotel London on Wednesday (December 13) in London, England.

The ladies were joined at the event by their other cast mates Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domnhnall Gleeson, Benicio Del Toro, Andy Serkis and director-writer Rian Johnson.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Daisy Ridley

The evening before, Prince William and Harry stepped out to support the entire Star Wars: The Last Jedi cast at their big London premiere at the Royal Albert Hall.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally hits theaters this Friday on December 15!

FYI: Laura is wearing custom Gabriela Hearst and Nikos Koulis jewelry. John is wearing a Berluti jacket.

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Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran & Gwendoline Christie Glam Up at 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Premiere in London!

Laura Dern is picture perfect as she hits the red carpet at the premiere of her anticipated film Star Wars: The Last Jedi held at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday (December 12) in London, England.

The 50-year-old actress was joined at the event by her fellow female co-stars Kelly Marie Tran and Gwendoline Christie.

“Quick change for the European Premiere! Here we go! #thelastjedi @alexandermcqueen @louboutinworld @ara_vartanian,” Laura captioned with her Instagram post.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15!

FYI: Laura is wearing an Alexander McQueen dress, Christian Louboutin shoes and Ara Vartanian jewelry. Kelly is wearing a Bibhu Mohapatra gown. Gwendoline is wearing Iris van Herpen couture.


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Lupita Nyong'o & Laura Dern Stun at 'Last Jedi' L.A. Premiere!

Lupita Nyong’o and Laura Dern make their entrances on the red carpet for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Saturday night (December 9) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Some of the other stars from the film at the premiere included Gwendoline Christie and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.

Lupita took her fans behind-the scenes of her red carpet prep with an Instagram post.

“Red Carpet prep. Getting the foundation right is winning half the battle. I use @lancomeofficial Teint Idole Ultra 500 for the highlights, 550 for the lowlights and 560 to work with that inevitable Australian tan. Always best to have a few shades to change with your changes,” she said.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Halpern dress, a Tyler Ellis clutch, and Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Laura is wearing a Vivienne Westwood Couture dress and Nikos Koulis jewels. Kelly is wearing a Thai Nguyen Atelier dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.

10+ pictures inside for the Star Wars premiere… More Here! »

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'Last Jedi' Stars Take Over 'Kimmel,' Reveal What Being in 'Star Wars' Means to Them

The cast of the upcoming movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi appear together for an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Friday (December 1) in Hollywood.

Director Rian Johnson and actors Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, and Laura Dern got together following the film’s junket that afternoon.

Jimmy asked many of the cast members to reveal what being part of the Star Wars franchise means to them. He even asked Gwendoline if we’d ever see her Game of Thrones character Brienne of Tarth make an appearance!


The Cast of The Last Jedi on Being in the Star Wars Universe

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Reese Witherspoon & Lookalike Daughter Ava Celebrate Elle's Women in Hollywood

Reese Witherspoon and her daughter Ava have us seeing double!

The 41-year-old actress and her 18-year-old daughter stepped out at the Elle Women in Hollywood Celebration on Monday night (October 16) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

They were also joined by Reese‘s Big Little Lies co-star Laura Dern, who brought her mother Diane Ladd, her 16-year-old son Ellery and 12-year-old daughter Jaya.

Also in attendance at the event was Reese‘s Wrinkle in Time co-star Bellamy Young and Laura‘s Star Wars co-star Kelly Marie Tran.

Elle’s Women in Hollywood event celebrates their November cover girls who are some of the biggest names in the industry, including Jennifer Lawrence and Margot Robbie.

FYI: Reese is wearing a Calvin Klein dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Irene Neuwirth jewels. Ava is wearing an A.L.C. dress. Laura is wearing Calvin Klein with a Mizuki bracelet. The event was sponsored by L’Oreal Paris, “Real is Rare. Real is A Diamond.” and Calvin Klein.

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