Oscar Isaac on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, His Best and Worst Day on Set, and More

     December 17, 2015


As everyone on the planet knows, opening today is director J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Unlike most movies where everyone knows all the twists and turns before opening day, Disney and Lucasfilm have done an amazing job keeping the secrets of The Force Awakens under wraps. It’s actually a small miracle they did it considering the speed at which things leak on the internet.

Knowing the cast was extremely guarded with what they would say about their characters and the film, when I attended the recent Los Angeles press day, I decided to have fun during my TV interviews. As you’ll see during my interview with Oscar Isaac – who plays Poe Dameron – we talked about his best and worst day on set, whether BB-8 is a boy or a girl, his personal ranking of the Star Wars movies, if Han or Greedo shot first, what color lightsaber would he have if he was a Jedi, and more.

Finally, while Isaac is a new addition to the cast, I’m happy to report he’s awesome in the film.

If you missed my video interviews with J.J. AbramsJohn Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, or Gwendoline Christie, click the links.

Oscar Isaac:

  • Is BB-8 a boy or a girl?
  • Who shot first: Han or Greedo?
  • If he was a Jedi what color lightsaber would he have?
  • What’s his rank of the Star Wars movies?
  • What was his best and worst day on set?
  • Can he do impressions? Can she do Chewbacca, Jabba and J.J. Abrams?



Image via Lucasfilm


Image via Lucasfilm

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