As I mentioned yesterday, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the #1 film in the nation. Certainly, you don’t need me to tell you that. However, did you know some of the actors have PBS connections? Let’s explore a few.
Felicity Jones stars in Rogue One as Jyn Erso. Jones may not quite be a household name yet (this movie might help) but she’s been in many high-profile feature films and even garnered an Academy Award nomination for The Theory Of Everything. However, in the past decade, UNC-TV viewers will have seen her face here and there. She played Robina Redmond in the Doctor Who adventure “The Unicorn And The Wasp” but may be more recognizable for her appearances in various Masterpiece presentations. In 2009, Felicity Jones starred as Catherine Morland in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. In 2010, Jones played Margot Frank in The Diary Of Anne Frank. The following year, she was seen as Julianne Worricker in Page Eight. Continue reading