Kelly Marie Tran has spent most of her brief career doing comedy and improv for places like Upright Citizens Brigade and Second City. But her career got one of the biggest possible boosts a career can get when she was cast in The Last Jedi, meaning she now is in the position of being extraordinarily famous and simultaneously relatively anonymous. That’s why she was able to eavesdrop on a group of fans geeking out about The Last Jedi, and her response when they started praising her performance is just too much.
On Instagram, Tran explained that she went over and introduced herself to the group who was talking about her (can you imagine?) and snapped a few pics with them.
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So. We're sitting in the pub post Star Wars, discussing the film in minute detail as we are wont to do … AND THE WOMAN FROM THE NEXT TABLE TURNS TO US AND SAYS "OH HI, I'M ROSE FROM THE FILM AND I'VE LOVED LISTENING TO YOUR CONVERSATION FOR THE LAST HOUR." THIS LITERALLY JUST HAPPENED. @kellymarietran you are the loveliest and the coolest. #starwars #starstruck #leicestersquare #thelastjedi #asifthisjusthappened
So remember to be polite when you’re talking about movies out and about. You never know when the star might be listening in