Daisy Ridley said that her ‘Star Wars’ character Rey’s heritage ‘kept changing’ even when they were filming ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

  • Daisy Ridley has said that her character Rey's heritage was constantly changing, even when they were filming "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker."
  • Ridley was speaking to "Murder on the Orient Express" costar Josh Gad, who was filling in as a guest host on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week.
  • Ridley said: "At the beginning, there was toying with an Obi-Wan connection — there were different versions — then it really went to it was no one, and then it came to episode nine and JJ [Abrams] pitched me the film and was like 'Oh, yeah, Palpatine is granddaddy.'"
  • Ridley continued: "Then two weeks later he was like, 'Oh, we're not sure,' so it kept changing, so then even as we were filming, I wasn't sure what the answer was going to be."
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