Apparently the comedy Force is not strong with Felicity Jones. At least not among the Stormtrooper crowd.
A new promo for Jones’ “Saturday Night Live” stint this weekend surfaced online Wednesday and, as evidenced in the clip, Jones — who plays Jyn Erso in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” — isn’t exactly a hit with the white-helmet faction.
“What do you think? Do you think I’m ready?” Jones asked the assembled test-audience of Stormtroopers.
After receiving a ho-hum response, Jones drops another line — and receives an even wore audience reaction.
“Thanks guys; you’re a real bunch of troupers,” Jones declares, a line that’s met with a chorus of groans and a heckling trooper’s, “Cheesy!”
Whew — tough crowd. But then that should have been evident by the imposing uniforms and costumes.
Jones’ episode, with musical guest Sturgill Simpson, airs January 14.
Watch the promo below.