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“It’s not what I expected”

by Stewart Cole

Daisy Ridley is set to reprise her role as Rey in a new ‘Star Wars’ film and has revealed the story isn’t “what I expected”.

In one interview with ColliderRidley recalled her surprise appearance at London’s Star Wars Celebration in April, where it was announced that Rey would be the focus of the first “Star Wars” feature film since 2019’s “The Rise of Skywalker.”

“I was calling myself before I went on stage, because no one knew I was going to this. No one knew I was going to Celebration, bar like Kathy [Kennedy] and it was a few people,” Ridley told Collider. “I was so nervous. Oh my God. It was a wonderful reception.”

As for the plot of the new film, Ridley teased: “I’m very excited. The story is really nice. I’m waiting to read a script because, obviously, I don’t have any more updates. It’s not what I expected, but I’m very excited.”

The new Star Wars film will be directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (“Ms. Marvel”) from a script by Steven Knight (“Peaky Blinders”). The film was previously said to follow the events of “Rise of Skywalker,” focusing on Rey as she builds a new Jedi Order.

Ever since Rey’s return was announced, fans have been speculating if the new movie will just be a one-off or if it could be the start of a new series of movies in the Star Wars universe. When asked if she could see her next film being the start of a trilogy, Ridley said she only knows of one story so far.

“I know the story of a movie. That’s not to say that’s all it is, but that’s what I’ve been told. And I imagine that will be the next movie, I think,” he said. “I mean, again, I don’t know, posting strikes and everything, how quickly it’s all going to start up again. But yes, so far, I know the story of a film and I think people will be very excited.”

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