The stars of Star Wars: The Force Awakens won big at tonight's Empire Awards in London. Daisy Ridley (Rey) picked up the award for "Best Female Newcomer" and John Boyega (Finn) picked up the award for "Best Male Newcomer". The Force Awakens also picked up the awards for "Best Sci Fi/Fantasy", "Best Visual Effects", and "Best Director" for JJ Abrams.
Ridley and Boyega were both on hand and posted to their social media about the experience,
Look at this gorgeous peanut!!! @john_boyega ☺️☺️☺️❤️❤️❤️ THANK YOU @pollyosmond and @leighkeateshair for making me red carpet ready! And @hugoboss for this dress (and my dad's tux for the Oscars!!!) and @jimmychoo for constantly making my feet feel the glammest! So thrilled. Thank you to everyone that voted!
Ridley also chatted with Empire Magazine, who put on the awards, before the show about life after The Force Awakens and working on Episode VIII,Congrats to JJ Abrams! Please don't put me through a seven month audition process again! #EmpireAwards #StarWars— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) March 20, 2016
Congrats to Daisy, John, JJ, and everyone who worked on the film for their awards!
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