Actress who portrays Mon Mothma on Disney+ Star WarsSeries Andor said her performance was inspired by real-world female politicians, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Liz Cheney (R-WY).
In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, Irish actress Genevieve O’Reilly said she was also inspired by former German chancellor Angela Merkel.
“I did look to female leaders around the world to remind myself of what those women are fighting for, and… to see how they navigate a still very male-dominated world,”Sie said. “All those women have moments and very public moments that we’ve seen recently where they’ve had to stand up for themselves.”
The politicians O’Reilly cited are notable for their virulent hostility to former President Donald Trump. After orchestrating the January 6 show trial, Liz Cheney lost her bid for re-election during the recent Wyoming primaries, falling to Trump-endorsed Republican candidate Harriet Hageman.
AndorThe prequel series spinoff from the 2016 animated film, titled “The Beginning of Everything”, will debut today on Disney+ Star WarsMovie Rogue One. This series was filmed five years prior to the Rogue One story, with actor Diego Luna reprising his role as Rebel Alliance spy Cassian Andor.
It was designed by Rogue One screenwriter Tony Gilroy, also stars Stellan Skarsgård, Forest Whitaker, and Fiona Shaw.
As Breitbart News reported, Fiona Shaw recently indicated the series will have an anti-Trump aesthetic by portraying a “Trumpian”The world is where “people’s rights are disappearing.”
“Tony has written a great, scurrilous [take] on the Trumpian world,”They told her Empire magazine. “Our world is exploding in different places right now, people’s rights are disappearing, and Andorreflects that. [In the show] the Empire is taking over, and it feels like the same thing is happening in reality, too.”
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