How Adam Driver found his focus

From Girls to Star Wars: how an ex-Marine turned his anger into a brilliant acting career

Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in The Rise Of Skywalker. Photo courtesy Lucasfilm, 2019

Just as he was finishing the second season of Girls, Adam Driver got a call from his agent asking if he’d be interested in playing Kylo Ren in the reboot of the Star Wars franchise. For most actors, this would be a no-brainer. But Driver wasn’t sure.

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