Lucasfilm has announced that Daisy Ridley is set to return as Rey in an upcoming film. During Star Wars Celebration 2023, the studio revealed that the fan-favorite character, who first appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will be revisited in a new film set 15 years after the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. ‘Rise of Skywalker.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is lined up to direct the film, which centers on Rey, now a Jedi Master, as she trains Force beginners at a Jedi Academy.