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“JJ is like a fan boy who wants to make a great film”: Daisy Ridley On The Last Star Wars Film


The Star Wars franchise defined not one, but multiple generations of people with its tale from a galaxy far far away. Be it the introductory credits or the background score, every aspect of the film has defined pop culture since it was first released.

The films have a huge fan base, and this last chapter is emotional for everyone involved. Actress Daisy Ridley, who plays Rey, is one of the newer characters in the film, but has enjoyed a lot of love and adulation from the fans.

Trying to put in context what this hypothetical end means for actors and fans, Daisy had this to say, “If you took away the space element, the movie is just about people trying to figure it out. They are being confronted with really difficult obstacles and the different and moving stories happening across, are all interlinked. Everything has a cause and effect that affects the fate of the galaxy.”


Fans world over are going to be emotional about the end of the Star Wars story with Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. Daisy is aware of their feelings, but she also knows that they have made a great movie. “J.J is like a fan boy who wants to make a great film. Everyone worked so hard to serve this one right and I think it will be really moving. It is really emotional for me atleast. I think people will be very happy,” she said.

All the cast and crew of the Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker are filled with emotions unparalleled. The film releases globally on 20 December.