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Daisy Ridley's "Star Wars" Audition Was So Powerful

No wonder she got the part.

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And as it turns out, that's the scene Daisy Ridley read to win the role of Rey. Check out the footage of her audition below, exclusively on BuzzFeed.

"What we were looking for was someone new, " J.J. Abrams says in the clip. "This character needed to be vulnerable and tough, sweet and terrified. And to find someone that no one knew who could do all these things took a lot of looking."


For more behind-the-scenes features, check out Star Wars: The Force Awakens, available on Digital HD April 1 and on Blu-ray April 5.