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Daisy Ridley to lead in Noir Thriller 'Magpie'

Entertainment Desk

'Star Wars' Alum Daisy Ridley will topline an upcoming noir thriller movie, titled 'Magpie'.

The 30-year-old actor will star with Shazad Latif, known for featuring in 'Spooks' and 'Star Trek: Discovery, in the movie.

According to the reports, the award-winning British theater talent Sam Yates will make his feature directorial debut with the film, which will also feature actor Matilda Lutz.

Based on an original idea by Ridley, the film's script has been penned by writer Tom Bateman.

It follows a couple whose lives are thrown into disarray when their daughter is cast opposite a controversial major star. It is expected to start shooting early next year in London.

Ridley is best known for playing Rey in three 'Star Wars' movies -- 'The Force Awakens' (2015), 'The Last Jedi' (2017) and 'The Rise of Skywalker' (2019).


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