Daisy Ridley is completely happy with Rey's story arc in Disney's Star Wars trilogy
Daisy Ridley is "totally happy" with Rey's story arc in the sequel to the trilogy. The actress believes The Rise of Skywalker was the "perfect ending" for Rey. Star Wars fans have heatedly debated the trilogy's sequel since it was announced. 2015's The Force Awakens set the tone before The Last Jedi blew up all the pre-conceived notions about the franchise and the final installment brought back some familiar bad faces and revealed new family connections.
The Rise of Skywalker is a highly divisive film, with some war of stars Fans love it or hate it. However, this is nothing new when it comes to the franchise that Daisy Ridley learned firsthand along with the rest of her co-stars. "I think the beauty of Episode IX for me is that it ends with such hope and potential," Ridley said in a recent interview. "I just feel like that was Rey's perfect ending." Rey's secret was something that hardcore fans debated for almost 5 years so there was a lot of pressure to get the answers.
To the Daisy RidleyThere are a ton of things Rey could do after fighting so many massive battles in the sequel to the trilogy. "The great battle took place in Episodes VII, VIII and IX," says Ridley. "I really think she's probably walking around in the woods somewhere and having a great time [after the events of The Rise of Skywalker]." This is what the actress had to say when asked for her thoughts on her character's entire story arc.
"I'm totally happy with the way this story ended. I just don't know what else it could do that I didn't have to. Plus, there are so many amazing characters in Star Wars that it's kind of got me the new one." Episode of Mandalorian and it's as exciting as the places that it can go on, even where it is now.
The reactions in all three episodes of the sequel to the trilogy are very different and seem to be changing. Daisy Ridley also recently spoke about reactions to the films and how they have changed over time. "It's honestly changed film after film, like 98% it's so amazing, this last film was really tricky," said Ridley of the fan reaction to her Star Wars journey. "January wasn't that nice. It was weird, I felt like all this love that was shown to us the first time. I thought, 'Where did the love go?'" There were a lot of fans who weren't happy with The Rise of Skywalker and made sure social media knew all about their true feelings.
Daisy Ridley also said she recently saw the documentary The Skywalker Legacy and noticed, "It's so full of love and I think it's the difficult thing when you are part of something that is so full of love and then people [ don't like it]]. "The world of Star Wars is full of ups and downs. The prequel trilogy wasn't very well received either and now there are people who love it because these are the movies they grew up in. Perhaps the sequel to the trilogy will evoke a similar feeling in the years to come. The interview with Daisy Ridley was originally conducted by IGN.
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