There have been conflicting reports about the progress of the planned film star Wars “New serious request” from LucasfilmWho will see? Daisy Ridley Reprising her role as Rey “Skywalker” after her lead role in the recent sequel trilogy.
Rumors have spread online that the project may have been postponed indefinitely, but several sites have reached out to the site Lucasfilm To be clear, these reports do not appear to be unfounded. The insider Jeff Snyder He participated in the latest edition of his newsletter and shared some interesting new details about Odeh irrigation And the fee paid to him for his return to Daisy Ridley.
Schneider believes Ray's as-yet-untitled film will be his second big screen hit after that The Mandalorian and Groguand will likely arrive in theaters on Christmas 2026. According to him, the film is written by James Mangold “Dawn of the Jedi“It will be closely followed in 2027 by a Dave Filoni film “New Republic” (or “Heir to the empire“, as it is now called) could arrive in 2028.
Regarding compensation Daisy RidleySchneider heard that the actress will receive $12.5 million. This number may not seem high, especially when compared to the huge sums that stars earn MCUfor example, but keep in mind that a career Daisy Ridley He had a mini breakdown after that The Rise of SkywalkerAnd $12 million would be much more than its usual price.
However, in The Hot Mic, Snyder indicated that this film could be set in a different timeline, with an older version of Rey. As you may recall, previous rumors claimed that the original plan was to give the role to Helen Mirren (or to a similar person) before Ridley He agreed to sign.
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy He will direct the film.”New serious request“, which will take place fifteen years after the events of The Rise of Skywalker. Details of the story are still mostly under wraps, but we know that Rey will be…A powerful Jedi Master.” Which will run its own training academy when we find it again.
Last year, Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy revealed that work on this film had gone further than previously thought “We've been working on this movie for a few years and it all fits into our overall narrative. So we're at a point where we have a great writer, Steven Knight, and maybe in the next month and a half we'll see a script that we've been working on for a long time. So we're getting closer“.
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