Ridley spoke about her upcoming film during Josh Horowitz's "Happy Sad Confused" podcast. While many audiences took this information at face value, others think that this was merely a trick on the part of the nefarious character, though Daisy Ridley promises that all of the necessary answers will be revealed in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
This year's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will address one of the most-discussed elements of the new trilogy: who the heck are Rey's parents? However, in a new interview, star Daisy Ridley went a step further to describe just how different it would be. Speaking of send-offs though, it would be remiss to not want to know exactly what is going on with Rey's parentage and the source of her wonderful force powers after The Force Awakens teased something special only for The Last Jedi to take all of that promise away.
There is little doubt that the epic fight between Rey and Kylo Ren and the Elite Praetorian Guards in Star Wars: The Last Jedi was one of the most memorable scenes in the film. Talk quickly turned to the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, however, and the newspaper squeezed in a question about Rey's parents.
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Ridley also spoke about the fan backlash to The Last Jedi and its treatment of original trilogy hero Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), revealing that she expected it. It seems though that the studios are allowing the directors to have their creative freedom and to me, that is a good thing and given Abrams' repertoire, and considering he is the man who set these new characters in motion, it makes me believe that this film could be everything that we hoped it to be and more. We have exactly zero answers to those questions at this point.
And how does The Rise of Skywalker compare to The Last Jedi?
"He was Josh [Gad's] guest at [the] Murder on the Orient Express [premiere] and we went for dinner afterwards, and Colin sat next to me and I was like, 'What's this gonna be like?' Because all I had heard-I didn't know what had happened, I just knew that he wasn't doing it anymore".