There's no pleasing everyone in the Star Wars galaxy, and that includes the mystery of Rey's parents. Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a scene between Rey and Kylo Ren, suggesting Rey's parents were "nobody" of any significance. Some fans accepted that explanation, others suspected there was more to the story. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Daisy Ridley has been doing a lot teasing for The Rise of Skywalker and she was recently asked if there was more to the story of Rey's parents in 201
Dealio! I'm going to assume that was just a way for Daisy Ridley to try and quip her way off this topic when talking to USA Today. It's a sensitive topic and obviously not much she can say if Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is going to tell us more.
You may recall what Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director JJ Abrams said a few months ago, in reference to finding out who Rey's parents are:
So The Rise of Skywalker isn't retconing Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi but it's expanding
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will probably surprise Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will probably surprise fans in one way or another.
That's the upside of Star Wars actors promoting other projects – in this case, the theatrical and digital release of Daisy Ridley's movie Ophelia . While talking about that, she's of course asked about Star Wars: Episode IX . Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will end the nine-film Skywalker Saga, and based on its name, some fans are still hoping for a Rey connection to the Skywalker family. We'll see. The movie arrives in theaters on December 20, 2019.