Keri Russell cried when she read the Star Wars: Episode IX script


How good is J.J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode IX script? It made Keri Russell cry the first time she read it. Get the tissues ready.

Bring your tissues to the theater as J.J. Abrams might make us cry for Star Wars: Episode IX.

Keri Russell, who will be in the new film, said she cried the first time she read the script in an interview with the Associated Press.

She said:

"“When I read his script that he wrote I cried,” she told The Associated Press. “I mean who knows what it will turn out to be and I hope it remains true to what he originally wanted.”"

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It seems what Russell read was an early draft, which means there could be lots of changes from the version she read and what will be on screen.

Yet as more actors have speak about what Abrams is creating with Episode IX, the feeling of excitement and anticipation only grows.

The confidence in what he will bring to the screen grows as well. Russell, who has worked with Abrams in the past, has  experience that she can relate to when it comes to Abrams.

So even if the script she read is different than the final version, Russell is OK with that.

"“He’s not trying to change it to be something else,” she said. “He really respects what it is.”"

Russell plays a bounty hunter, Zorri Bliss. There isn’t much we know about her, and we only just learned her name from the recent Vanity Fair piece on The Rise of Skywalker. The form-fitting costume also features a helmet and blasters on her belt.

And Russell loves her role.

"“I was like, ‘That is my dream job. I can see everyone. No one can see me. Hello. Amazing!’”"

We don’t know much on Russell’s character outside of her name and her potential home. It’s still also unclear how her character fits into the movie. In six more months, we’ll have all the details.

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Star Wars: Episode IX premieres December 20 worldwide.