Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Is Rey the daughter of Luke Skywalker?

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi looming at the end of the year, there’s a lot of predictions to be made that can go either right or wrong.  One of the much-discussed predictions is that Daisy Ridley’s Rey is either Luke Skywalker’s daughter or Obi-Wan Kenobi’s grand-daughter.

There’s no proof one way or the other to know for sure.  Hamill didn’t do the discussion any favors during the Star Wars: The Last Jedi panel held this past April during Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017.  While the Star Wars veteran is a notable prankster, he started to refer to Ridley as his daughter but not before quickly correcting himself to say his colleague.  Was this his way of confirming the suspicion or a way of playing with the fans?

According to Ridley, the new movie is expected to dive into her history.

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi cast includes Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis with newcomers Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran.

Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Pictures will open Star Wars: The Last Jedi on December 15, 2017.

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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