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Discussion Amanda Lawrence (Commander D’acy) in Episode IX

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode IX - Spoilers Allowed' started by Ender_and_Bean, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. Ender_and_Bean

    Ender_and_Bean Force Ghost star 5

    May 19, 2002
    Figure she deserves some discussion. Obviously only a few scenes but she was moving in each of them. I especially liked her update to the crew when the leadership was nearly wiped out.


    I also liked her delivery of “Let’s not make a scene on the bridge” and Poe’s “No, let’s.”
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  2. DarthHass

    DarthHass Jedi Master star 3

    Nov 20, 2004
    Thanks for giving her this thread! I liked her character. And she survived to the end. A very capable commander who helped Leia and Holdo.

    Another action figure I need. Give me Holdo and D'acy.
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  3. Ender_and_Bean

    Ender_and_Bean Force Ghost star 5

    May 19, 2002
    FYI: At the end of the film D’Acy also states that she has a contact in the Outter Rim. So, beyond the allies that they contacted there from Crait in the Outter Rim D’acy herself also knows at least one contact personally herself.
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  4. Darth-Seldon

    Darth-Seldon Jedi Grand Master star 6

    May 17, 2003
    Thank you for including her photo (so at least I know who she is). I liked her for the reasons you said.
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  5. SensationalSean

    SensationalSean Jedi Knight star 3

    Dec 19, 2014
    Lawrence was excellent in this role and I hope her character appears in IX, perhaps in a leadership role after Holdo's sacrifice. In fact, I'd like to see her continuing with a mix of Holdo and Leia's styles.
  6. thehighground

    thehighground Jedi Knight star 1

    Mar 7, 2016
    Same here, she has such memorable features and delivered a great performance, hope to see more of her in IX !
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  7. MarcJordan

    MarcJordan Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 17, 2014
    One Commander talking to a demoted one. :D
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2018
  8. Ender_and_Bean

    Ender_and_Bean Force Ghost star 5

    May 19, 2002
  9. obi-arin-kenobi

    obi-arin-kenobi Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 10, 2005
    All these commanders just reduce what's important--admiral Ackbar screen time.
  10. jaqen

    jaqen Chosen One star 5

    Jul 22, 2004
    I loved almost all the new characters of TLJ, minor to major.

    She really captivated me. She felt like the kind of "real" Rebel commander from the OT.

    Good grief I love the Resistance plot in TLJ!
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  11. exciter1

    exciter1 Jedi Master

    Jul 26, 2004
    Her character was almost as distracting to me as the space cow milk scene. Her delivery and presence totally throws me off.
  12. Ender_and_Bean

    Ender_and_Bean Force Ghost star 5

    May 19, 2002
    I suspect she’s going to take on a huge role in IX and that the contact she’s speaking of on the Falcon that they are headed to is her military father who was critical of the decisions related to disarmament.

    Without Leia or Holdo in IX I see D’acy becoming the senior leader and diplomat among the survivors and that she will be a bridge builder almost like Mon Mothma. She’s a theatrical actress and I like her voice. I think she’ll do great.
  13. Lost_Hope

    Lost_Hope Jedi Knight star 2

    Jan 15, 2018
    Really liked her character and hope we will see her in IX!
  14. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Fearless Vampire Killer star 8 Staff Member Manager

    Aug 19, 2003
    As long as there are no shortage of extreme closeups of the bridge of her nose, count me in...
  15. Birkendoc

    Birkendoc Co-Purveyor of ST Trivia star 4 VIP - Game Host

    Sep 20, 2001
    And with her accent, she adds that "Core World" connection. I really liked her in TLJ. Hope to see much more of her in IX as part of the leadership circle.
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