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Daisy Ridley is ready to leave ‘Star Wars’ after Episode IX

November 30 2017, 4:51 PM EST By Maggie Dickman


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With news that there are at least ten more years of Star Wars films planned, it’s surely coming as a bit of disappointment hearing that breakout actress Daisy Ridley isn’t totally keen on continuing her character’s role past the three movie storyline she originally signed up for.

"For me, I didn't really know what I was signing on to,” Ridley tells Rolling Stone. “I hadn't read the script, but from what I could tell, it was really nice people involved, so I was just like, 'Awesome.' Now I think I am even luckier than I knew then, to be part of something that feels so like coming home now."

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And though she’s loved joining the cast, that does not mean that she’s planning on continuing her role as Rey past Episode IX, which is a bit of a bummer for the Rey fans of the world.

“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,” Ridley explains. “So in my head, it's three films. I think it will feel like the right time to round it out."

But if you're a fan of Ridley’s character, not all hope should be lost. When asked if she would consider returning to the saga in a reimagined way—hey, Carrie Fisher did it as Princess Leia!—there is hope for that.

"Who knows? I honestly feel like the world may end in the next 30 years, so, if in 30 years we are not living underground in a series of interconnected cells ... then sure. Maybe,” Ridley says. 

So we're not losing all hope—at least yet.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be in theaters December 15.

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