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Daisy Ridley Reveals Spoiler For Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker That Will Make Fans Very Happy

Thank God for that.

Daisy Ridley has confirmed something about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker that will make a lot of fans very happy – we’re going to find out the truth about who Rey’s parents really are.

In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) told Rey her parents were simply “filthy junk traders” who sold her for drinking money and were buried in unmarked graves.

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This was very disappointing to fans who thought she might be from one of the main Star Wars families and be a Skywalker, Kenobi, Solo or Palpatine.

Rian Johnson, who directed The Last Jedi, has defended the reveal and previously told Entertainment Weekly it wasn’t about “wish fulfilment”.

“I think back to the ‘I am your father’ moment with Vader and Luke, and the reason I think that lands is not because it’s a surprise or a twist but because it’s the hardest thing Luke and thus the audience could hear at that moment.”

“It turns someone into a bad guy that you just hate and want to kill into suddenly, Oh my God, this is a part of our protagonist. We have to start thinking of this person in more complex terms. We need to start thinking in terms of a redemption arc.”

“In our movie, it’s kind of the opposite. The easiest thing for Rey and the audience to hear is, ‘Oh yeah, you’re so-and-so’s daughter’. That would be wish fulfilment and instantly hand her a place in this story on a silver platter.”

He added, “The hardest thing for her is to hear she’s not going to get that easy answer. Not only that, but Kylo is going to use the fact that you don’t get that answer to try and weaken you so you have to lean on him. You’re going to have to find the strength to stand on your own two feet and define yourself in this story.”

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Now, in an interview with USA Today, Ridley was asked whether there could be more to her parents in the next instalment and she said, “(Director J.J. Abrams) did say the question is answered. So at the end of the film, you do know what the dealio is.”

Ridley is referring to when Abrams told Good Morning America, “I will say there is more to the story (of Rey’s parentage) than you’ve seen.”

Considering the fact Luke Skywalker is dead, could the title for the movie be a hint about Rey’s family?

Only a few more months of waiting to go now!

Daisy Ridley Reveals What Carrie Fisher Says To Her During Emotional Scene In Star Wars Trailer

It's exactly what you'd expect from Carrie Fisher.

Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley has revealed what Carrie Fisher whispered in her ear during the hug that is seen in the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer.

Fisher, who sadly passed away in 2016, has been edited into the ninth Star Wars film using deleted footage from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

Carrie’s Leia Organa was originally supposed to be at the forefront of the film like Han Solo and Luke Skywalker were for the previous two films.

Daisy has spoken to Vulture about the emotional scene where she and Carrie share a hug, and was asked if she remembered what the original context for the scene was as it was filmed for The Force Awakens.

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She said, “I do! It’s not a million miles away from what this scene is. It was very sad. I found it very moving to watch it, because I do remember the original.

“And it’s a strange thing to do, for someone that’s not around anymore to be brought back to life. It’s eerie that it resonates so much with what the story is this time. It’s pretty amazing.

“She was actually whispering, “This is a f***ing long hug.” [Laughs.] I was trying to do my acting, like, “Oh my god, Carrie!” There wasn’t any discussion about what we were gonna do.”

We can totally picture Carrie saying something like that!

It will no doubt be bittersweet to watch the film, especially given how pivotal Carrie was to the original trilogy, but we believe JJ Abrams will pay tribute to her in a way that is both meaningful to fans and fits the plot.

While it may be sad to see her final film, comments like the one made to Daisy remind us of her amazing humour.

Watch the trailer here:

The Rise of Skywalker is out on December 19 2019.

Mark Hamill Won't Make More Star Wars Movies And His Reason Totally Makes Sense

We get it.

It’s been 42 years since Mark Hamill first played Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, so it should come as little surprise he’s ready to say goodbye to the character when The Rise of Skywalker is released later the year.

Fans of the films knew that when Luke died in The Last Jedi, it wouldn’t be the last time they saw the character. Hamill has confirmed that Skywalker returns in the new film as a ghost, just like Obi-Wan Kenobi did.

In an interview with AP Entertainment, Mark was asked if Rise of Skywalker would be his final Star Wars film, to which he responded, “I sure hope so.”

When asked why felt that way, he added, “Well, because … I had closure in the last one. The fact that I’m involved in any capacity is only because of that peculiar aspect of the Star Wars mythology where if you’re a Jedi, you get to come back and make a curtain call as a Force ghost.”

Hamill has also previously made it clear that he didn’t like his character’s storyline in The Last Jedi, saying he disagreed with director Rian Johnson’s vision.

The actor believed the Luke in The Last Jedi wasn’t the same as George Lucas’ Luke.

In an interview with Business Insider, Hamill said, “I said to Rian… Jedis don’t give up. I mean even if he [Luke] had a problem he would maybe take a year to try and regroup.”

“If he made a mistake, he would try and right that wrong. So, right there we had a fundamental difference. But, it’s not my story anymore. It’s somebody else’s story [Rey’s], and Rian needed me to be a certain way to make the ending effective.”

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He continued, “This is the next generation of Star Wars. I almost had to think of Luke as another character. Maybe he’s Jake Skywalker. He’s not my Luke Skywalker.

“But I had to do what Rian wanted me to do because it serves the story well. Listen, I still haven’t accepted it completely, but it’s only a movie. I hope people like it. I hope they don’t get upset.”

He has since apologised for those statements as they were made before he had seen the film.

It is also possible Hamill was angry because he knew George had written scripts for the new trilogy, but Disney later binned them when they bought Lucasfilm in 2012.

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