Who are Rey’s parents? It might not be too long until we find out the burning Star Wars question. This December’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi will “address” Rey’s parentage, director Rian Johnson has revealed.
Speaking on Good Morning America this week, Johnson said, “It’s something that is absolutely going to be addressed.” He was about to reveal more details, saying “it depends on…” but then he stopped himself from saying too much. Here’s the clip:
The Last Jedi will have lots of surprises and twists for fans, and Johnson said he wants to keep all of these secret until the movie comes out so viewers can find out for themselves.
“How we address [Rey’s parentage] and how you feel about it and what happens with that is one of them,” he said about The Last Jedi‘s secrets.
Last year, Rey actress Daisey Ridley teased that The Last Jedi may reveal who Rey’s parents are. According to USA Today report, Johnson said the “deepening of familial themes” in the movie will play a “huge part” in the story, especially for Rey. This sounds like a reference to the question around who Rey’s parents are.
The first trailer for The Last Jedi was released this week at Star Wars Celebration–watch it here. Also at the show, we saw a new trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront 2, learned its release date, and a lot more. Check out GameSpot’s roundup here to see all the big news from Star Wars Celebration.