We’ve all come to know and love Daisy Ridley as Rey, the scavenger from Jakku who has serious Jedi skills.

As you probably know already, she’s so strong with the Force that she’s able to out-mind-power Kylo Ren when he captures her and tries to read her thoughts. Remember? It’s AWESOME.

And as it turns out, that’s the scene Daisy Ridley read to win the role of Rey. Check out the footage of her audition below.

via: buzzfeed.com

“What we were looking for was someone new, ” J.J. Abrams says in the clip. “This character needed to be vulnerable and tough, sweet and terrified. And to find someone that no one knew who could do all these things took a lot of looking.”

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