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Star Wars: The Force Awakens reveals Rey's parents, says Daisy Ridley

'I thought a lot was answered in Episode VII'

Jack Shepherd
Wednesday 07 December 2016 10:41
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Ever since Star Wars: The Force Awakens reached cinemas late last year, fans of the series have been wondering who Rey’s mysterious parents are.

However, newcomer Daisy Ridley - who plays the character - thought the answer was obvious enough that no one would be questioning it.

Speaking to Time Out while promoting documentary The Eagle Huntress, the actor was asked whether she’s excited for the world to learn who Rey’s parents are in Episode VIII.

“I thought a lot was answered in The Force Awakens,” she told the publication. “Then after the screening I went for a drink with my agent and everyone, and we were chatting away and I realised that oh, in their minds it’s not answered at all!”

With Ridley presuming everyone would know the answer to Rey’s parentage, we should use Ockham Razor’s - AKA the simplest answer - which would surely be Luke Skywalker? But, then maybe her parent’s are Han and Leia? Or perhaps Obi-Wan Keobi? Jyn Erso?

Unfortunately, we have another year to go until Episode VIII reaches cinemas. In the meantime, we have Rogue One to enjoy, a new trailer for which recently debuted online.

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