Daisy Ridley as Rey and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in Star Wars The Last Jedi

Recently, Daisy Ridley expressed her desire to move on from Star Wars after Episode IX. As the possible Chosen One in the sequel trilogy, Rey’s departure would surely be rather detrimental to the Skywalker saga. Or would it?

Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi brings with it a great deal of uncertainty, both for the franchise’s development and nature of the Force itself, although it’s Episode IX, the potential finale, where things will really change. And that’s why Rey’s rumored departure is so important. We don’t know how things will go down in Episode VIII, let alone J.J. Abrams trilogy-capper, but the ...

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