Natalie Portman ‘opens’ to ‘Star Wars’ return but no one ‘asked’

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Still a fan of sand? Natalie Portman revealed that she would be interested in reprising her role in star wars universe – but someone has to contact him about it first.

‘I have no idea’ [future Star Wars movies], Nobody ever asked me to come back,” Portman, 41, wrote in response to a fan question during the Tuesday, May 23, episode of GQ’s “Really Me” series. “But I’m open to it.”

black Swan The star starred as Queen Padme Amidala in the prequel trilogy of the science-fiction franchise. portrayed by portman Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) love interest – and mother of Luke and Leia Skywalker – but she died while giving birth at the end of the third film.

after his death in Star Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith, which was released in 2005, fans have often been vocal about their desire to see the popular character return in a different timeline, arguing that Padmé was not given a proper send-off. “Any chance of a Padma/Natalie Portman comeback star wars, Her character really deserves the way she’s been treated revenge of the Sith and overall significance to the OT story,” one person asked gq In preparation for interviewing Portman via Reddit.

In addition to discussing a possible return, no strings attached The actress also opened up about her famously intricate wardrobe from the movies — and revealed the surprise piece she stole from the set.

,[The costume design] was wonderful,” she turned to the outlet. “From the other [film], I took a peek at Anakin. She had that little braid like braid hanging down near her. But then I lost it, so it’s not very helpful.”

Portman isn’t the only former leading lady ready to jump back in George Lucas’ The ever expanding world. It was announced last month daisy ridley — who starred as Rey in the final revival trilogy — will 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 star wars Celebration in London. Details about the film are minimal so far, but Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy while project pen will do steven knight ready to direct.

“My heart is beating,” said Ridley, 30, after the film was announced. “I’m so thrilled to continue on this journey.”

Obaid-Chinoy, 44, told fans the new film will take place 15 years after the events. sky Walker and will follow Rey as she attempts to form a new Jedi Order. “I’ve always been fascinated by the hero’s journey and the fact that the world needs many more heroes,” explained the filmmaker.

Earlier this year, the England native admitted she didn’t know if she’d get the chance to play Rey again, but was hoping the opportunity presented itself.

Ridley said, “I loved my experience, I loved what I got to do, and I love the people I got to work with.” The Hollywood Reporter In February. “So, should it happen again, even once, wonderful.”