Another face who may be unfamiliar to most moviegoers, Daisy Ridley appeared in the TV series Youngers, Toast of London, and Silent Witness.
For a sample of what she can do, here is her performance reel [UPDATE: It was taken down, posthaste.] The first clip has an ironic twist: her classmate in a music class gets in trouble for trying to play some John Williams, and has to explain to the teacher who the Star Wars composer is.
The profile listing on her agent’s page lists these as her talents: ballet, cabaret singing*, jazz dancing*, jazz singing*, Latin American, mezzo-soprano*, tap*, and violin.” The (*) indicates that she is “highly skilled” in these arenas. Let’s see if she’ll get a chance to show off her song and dance skills opposite Sy Snootles and the Max Rebo Band!