Star Wars 9: Oscar Isaac almost dropped a huge spoiler about Rey in The Rise of Skywalker

Much mystery surrounds the Daisy Ridley's character in the new film

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 19 November 2019 15:58
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Star Wars actor Oscar Isaac almost dropped a huge spoiler about Rey's role in the forthcoming film during a new interview.

The actor was speaking alongside cast members John Boyega and Daisy Ridley when he was forced to stop dead in his tracks while answering a question about Episode 9 – The Rise of Skywalker.

After Boyega told Entertainment Weekly the trio enjoyed the naturalistic atmosphere that returning director JJ Abrams brought to the film's set, Isaac said: “I think it really captures the spirit of the original trilogy.

"On top of that, there’s fact that Rey has...," he added, before revealing anything further about Ridley's character.

Ever the professional, Ridley continued: “Rey is driving her own thing – she’s not doing what other people are telling her to do.”

Many theories have been doing the rounds about Rey ever since the release of the trailer, which showed what seemed to be a more evil version of the character.

Quite how Dark Rey will factor into the final film of the new trilogy remains to be seen, but Ridley revealed her storyline in the film places her alongside C-3PO more than any other character.

Star Wars 9 will undoubtedly feature plenty of surprises for fans who have been waiting years for the final chapter in the new trilogy, but one twist may have been revealed courtesy of a deleted tweet involving actor Hayden Christensen.

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker is released 19 December.

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