Natalie Portman is ‘open’ to ‘Star Wars’ returning, but no one is ‘asked’

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Still a fan of sand? Natalie Portman revealed that she would be interested in reprising her role in the war of stars Universe – but first someone has to reach out to them.

“I have no information about it [future Star Wars movies]. “No one ever asked me to come back,” Portman, 41, wrote in response to a fan request during the episode of ” GQ’s “actually me” Series. “But I’m open to it.”

The Black Swan Star played the role of Queen Padmé Amidala in the sci-fi series’ prequel trilogy. Portman portrayed Anakin Skywalker’s (Hayden Christensen) However, love interest – and the mother of Luke and Leia Skywalker – died in childbirth at the end of the third film.

After her death at Star Wars: Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith, which was released in 2005, fans were often vocal about their desire to see the popular character return in a different timeline, arguing that Padme didn’t get the proper send-off. “Every chance Padme/Natalie Portman would return war of stars? Her character really deserved it because of the way she was treated Vengeance of the Sith & general meaning for OT history,” one person asked GQ via Reddit in preparation for Portman’s interview.

In addition to discussing a possible return, the No strings attached The actress also opened up about her notoriously lavish wardrobe from the films – and revealed which surprising piece she stole from the set.

“[The costume design] was amazing,” she gushed to the outlet. “From the second [film]I took one of Anakin’s braids. He had this little pigtail that was hanging down. But then I lost it, so that’s not very helpful.”

Portman isn’t the only former leading lady ready to jump back in George Lucas’ ever expanding world. That was announced last month Daisy Ridley — who played the role of Rey in the final revival trilogy — would reprise her role in a new film set after the events of Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced the news in April at the war of stars Celebration in London. Details on the film are minimal so far, however Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy I’ll write the project meanwhile Steven Knight is set to Direct.

“My heart is pounding,” said Ridley, 30, at the event following the film’s announcement. “I am very excited to continue this journey.”

Obaid-Chinoy, 44, told fans the new film will be set 15 years after the events of Skywalker and will accompany Rey in her attempt to create a new Jedi order. “I’ve always been drawn to the hero’s journey and the fact that the world needs a lot more heroes,” said the filmmaker.

Earlier this year, the English-born admitted she didn’t know if she would get another chance to play Rey but was hoping for the opportunity to showcase herself.

“I loved my experience, I loved what I got to do and I love the people I got to work with,” said Ridley The Hollywood Reporter Im February. “So if that happens again, even once, amazing.”

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