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Lucasfilm Debunks Daisy Ridley Star Wars Rumor, Disappoints Fans

Lucasfilm recently addressed the accuracy of an online synopsis that surfaced regarding Daisy Ridley’s next Star Wars movie. The clarification came during the Lucasfilm Studio Showcase held at this year’s Star Wars Celebration event. According to the studio’s announcement, Daisy Ridley’s character, Rey, will indeed be returning in an upcoming Star Wars film, which will be directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

Initially scheduled to debut on December 15, 2019, the untitled movie has experienced a release date change. It is now slated to premiere on May 22, 2026, marking its arrival three weeks after the release of Avengers: The Kang Dynasty. As with any evolving project, it’s essential to stay updated with official Lucasfilm announcements for the most accurate and current information regarding this highly anticipated Star Wars film.

Lucasfilm Silences Rumors: Latest Star Wars Movie Synopsis Debunked

According to a recent update shared by Production Weekly (via World of Reel), new information has emerged about Daisy Ridley’s upcoming Star Wars movie. The report indicates that the film is titled “Star Wars: New Jedi Order” and includes a purported official plot description.

Additionally, it mentions that production is scheduled to commence in April 2024. Please note that the accuracy and official confirmation of this information may vary, so it’s advisable to await official announcements from Lucasfilm or reputable sources for further details on this highly anticipated Star Wars project.

“Set roughly 15 years after Rey’s victory over Palpatine and the end of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The sequel delves into Rey’s courageous endeavor to restore the Jedi Order, where she assumes the role of a mentor to two promising young students—a girl and a boy. As their training progresses, it becomes evident that the girl possesses extraordinary abilities, destined to emerge as the future leader.”

According to a source from Lucasfilm via Gizmodo, the recently shared synopsis for Daisy Ridley’s upcoming Star Wars movie was deemed “largely inaccurate.” Lucasfilm has also clarified that the newly-revealed title, “Star Wars: New Jedi Order,” is not accurate and is simply based on general wording.

Regarding the reported April 2024 production start date, io9 suggests that it could potentially be accurate. However, it’s worth noting that the ongoing writer’s strike may impact the movie’s production timeline.

As with any developing project, it is crucial to rely on official announcements from Lucasfilm or trusted sources for the most reliable and up-to-date information on Daisy Ridley’s upcoming Star Wars film.

When Will Lucasfilm Reveal More Details About Rey’s Return?

Due to the ongoing writers’ strike by the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA), it remains uncertain when Lucasfilm will be able to release further details about Daisy Ridley’s upcoming Star Wars movie.

The three-year time frame until the film’s release suggests that Lucasfilm may be taking its time to unveil more information about the highly-anticipated return of the character.

While updates have been minimal since the initial announcement at this year’s Star Wars Celebration, there have been rumors circulating.

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One such rumor suggests that Rey will have a supporting role in the film, while another speculates that an older actress was considered for the role of the Palpatine-turned-Skywalker character.

Events like D23 confirmed for 2024, and the anticipated Star Wars Celebration event in 2025, provide potential opportunities for Daisy Ridley’s movie to make a significant impact with new announcements and reveals.

Daisy Ridley’s untitled Star Wars movie is currently scheduled to premiere on May 22, 2026, building anticipation for fans eager to see her character’s next big-screen adventure.

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