The Star Wars day has been today, and Natalie has celebrated it paying a tribute to Peter Mayhew, a wonderful actor and human being, eternal Chewbacca in almost all the films of the saga:
Today, press has also echoed the statements that Natalie made in the recent Interview for Empire about the prequels backlash:
“It was hard,” she recalls. “It was a bummer because it felt like people were so excited about new ones and then to have people feel disappointed. Also to be at an age that I didn’t really understand that’s kind of the nature of the beast. When something has that much anticipation it can almost only disappoint.
With the perspective of time, it’s been re-evaluated by a lot of people who actually really love them now,” Portman says. “There’s a very avid group of people who think they’re the best ones now! I don’t have enough perspective to weigh in.”