It looks like Daisy Ridley won't quit Star Wars after Episode IX after all.
Star Wars fans were shocked when they learned from a report from Rolling Stone last week that the face of the new Star Wars sequel trilogy had no plans of returning to the franchise after working on the sequel to The Last Jedi. Everyone's enjoyed Ridley's character so far – the Force-sensitive Jakku orphan makes for a good protagonist.
Now, sitting down in an interview with Comic Book, the British actress sets the record straight saying that she had been misquoted by the Rolling Stone.
"Misquoted. I was misquoted," Ridley explained. "I was asked — by the way, at the end of a very long day, at the end of a very long shoot — I was asked how I felt going forward. And I said, in my mind, the story finishes at Episode IX."
Rey has become the center of the new sequel trilogy and fans were disappointed to hear that Ridley would no longer be in for the ride after Episode IX. While of course, we aren't entirely certain what Rian Johnson has in mind for the new Star Wars trilogy, we're glad to hear that Ridley's still in the game.
"Obviously, Rey will always be Rey… and obviously I don't know what happens in Episode IX, or even if I'm in it. But for now, I think it would be- To me, IX was always the end of this chapter. So, it's not me going 'I don't want to.' It's just that's what I always pictured," Ridley elaborated further. "I am really, really excited to do the third thing and round it out, because ultimately, what I was signing on to was three films. So in my head, it's three films. I think it will feel like the right time to round it out."
We wonder whether we're going to see more of Rey after Star Wars: Episode IX.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits cinemas December 15, 2017.