The Force Awakens - Reys Story by Elizabeth SchaeferRey never thought she would leave the desert planet of Jakku, but her life is turned upside down when she meets BB-8, a small droid with a big secret. Like it or not, Rey is about to be caught up in something much larger than herself: a galactic war between the evil First Order and the fledgling Resistance. But something is awakening inside of Rey, something that might turn the tides of fortune in the galaxy. . . .
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Who is Rey? If you've seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you know she's the new main character on the scene, in a galaxy far, far away. This list contains spoilers, so read on only if you've seen The Force Awakens. A scavenger from the planet Jakku, patiently waiting for her family to return, Rey is a bonafide, Force-sensitive badass. Not only that, she's also intelligent, caring, empathetic, a natural pilot, and a mechanic with quick reflexes. Having her as the main character could be the first time we see a female Jedi in a lead role in the Star Wars films, so her character is also a precedent-setting trailblazer.
Rey is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the sequel film trilogy of the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. Ridley is slated to reprise her role in the upcoming film, The Rise of Skywalker Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's conflict with the First Order when her solitary life is interrupted by BB-8 , the droid of ace Resistance pilot Poe Dameron , and a runaway stormtrooper named Finn. Screenwriter Michael Arndt said that he found Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy 's offer to write Episode VII daunting in mid, but he became interested when it was explained to him that the tale was about the origin story of a female Jedi and he met with George Lucas. Abrams originally intended to name the character "Keera" [ sic ], but during filming in Abu Dhabi , Abrams revealed to Ridley that he was thinking of going with "Rey". On creating a female lead for the new trilogy, Abrams stated that from his initial discussions with writer Lawrence Kasdan , he was excited at the concept of having a woman at the center of the story. He said that "We always wanted to write Rey as the central character" and that other female representation in the story was also important.
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H ow long has this been going on?! The newest Rise of Skywalker trailer may have shocked us all, but is Kylo Ren surprised? Like, this can literally not refer to anything else. Rey only gets to that island at the end of the movie, and then, spends a good chunk of the next movie — The Last Jedi — hanging out there, having more mind-chats with Kylo Ren. The island prediction is kind of enough to declare him Goth Nostradamus right there.
In fact, her very first role just so happened to be in the biggest movie of all time, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And, while her time on screen was brief, it was most certainly impactful. I wore war clothes and had makeup on my arms to make it look like I was in the desert. I met Daisy Ridley, who was really nice. The Director, J. Abrams was super nice and he sent me to Disneyland. It sounds like young Cailey had quite the experience.
One of the biggest questions "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" left unanswered was the identity of Rey, the young scavenger from the desert planet of Jakku. Since , " Star Wars " fans have come up with a lot of theories on who the young girl can possibly be. The speculation goes way beyond whether Rey's a Solo or a Skywalker or even a Kenobi. Abrams had something different in mind for Rey's parents. INSIDER searched through the many theories we could find about the mystery girl — some are pretty feasible and some of them are truly out there.