Kelly Marie Tran lept from obscurity to celebrity in one movie thanks to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In a new social media post, we get to see what it's like for her to experience people talking about something that she helped create. The entire world is talking about Star Wars: The Last Jedi right now and Tran got to experience that firsthand as she sat eating in a restaurant while a group came in after seeing the film. Watching her as she overhears what they have to say about the film, and her character, is priceless. Check it out.
You don't need to worry about overhearing spoilers from Star Wars: The Last Jedi as it's basically impossible to actually hear what the people are saying, but clearly Kelly Marie Tran can hear them clearly as she gets very excited, and possibly a little embarrassed, by what they're saying about her character Rose. Attached to the Instagram video is a long post from Tran where she talks about how wonderful it is to be part of something that so many people care about, that is sparking so much discussion.
While the experience of being part of a Star Wars movie is something that even seasoned actors can get overwhelmed by, Kelly Marie Tran really jumped into the deep end of the pool when she earned the role of Rose. We've seen her get emotional at the film's premiere and heard her speak about how she almost gave up on acting entirely. It's difficult to even imagine what this experience has been like for her, but it is clear from this video that she's truly touched that people are sitting down in pubs to discuss her character.
It's wonderful to see Kelly Marie Tran's hard work pay off after years of hard work, and in such a major way. Star Wars: The Last Jedi had the biggest box office debut of the year and one of the largest of all time. This movie is going to be massive.
It's unclear what the future holds for Kelly Marie Tran. Due to the delays caused by the director change in Star Wars: Episode IX that script is still being written and so what role, if any, Tran will have in that film is unknown. Regardless, there's a very good chance that her performance in The Last Jedi will lead to other acting roles either in film or on television. The actress' performance is being praised in many corners so we're guessing that this movie will launch a fairly successful career.
Until then, Kelly Marie Tran will probably have to deal with overhearing a lot of people talking about her. It's what happens when you have a major role in a Star Wars movie.