Kathleen Kennedy describes why Obi-Wan Kenobi was actually never ever a choice when choosing the identification of Rey’s dad in the Star Wars sequel trilogy.
Lucasfilm Head of state Kathleen Kennedy discussed why Obi-Wan Kenobi being actually the dad of Star Wars sequel trilogy protagonist Rey was actually never ever an opportunity.
Kennedy talked about the issue along with creating Rey the famous Jedi Master’s child in a current speak with along with Vanity Reasonable. “The larger problem is actually discussing Obi-Wan as a Grasp Jedi, as well as the problem of accessory as well as selflessness,” she stated. “So as for Obi-Wan towards have actually a kid, you’re truly, truly affecting the regulations about the Jedi. Exactly just what performs that imply? If that were actually checked out — as well as definitely certainly there certainly were actually a great deal of concepts being actually tossed about –but everything to perform along with Obi-Wan because concern was actually practically off the dining table since it flies in the deal with of whatever George produced in the mythology.”
The identification of Rey’s moms and dads was actually a secret when the sign was actually presented in 2015’s The Force Awakens. Followers instantly started towards hypothesize that she came from one of the saga’s popular bloodlines, along with prominent concepts recommending her dad was actually either Luke Skywalker, Han Solo or even Obi-Wan Kenobi. These concepts were actually relatively dashed complying with the launch of 2017’s The Final Jedi, which exposed her moms and dads were actually nobodies that deserted her.
That discovery on its own will show unproven after The Increase of Skywalker retconned Rey as the granddaughter of Emperor Palpatine. Rey eventually renounced the Palpatine label prior to the credit ratings roll, taking “Skywalker” as her selected surname rather. These advancements created it unobstructed that the youthful Jedi has actually no domestic connects towards Obi-Wan, nevertheless, she performs listen to the behind time Jedi Master’s vocal on 2 events throughout the sequel trilogy.
Apart from Rey’s parentage, Kennedy opened around a number of various other significant innovative choices created because Disney took control of Lucasfilm (as well as Star Wars) in 2012. These consisted of changing Harrison Ford along with Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Tale, a relocation she relatively remorses. “Certainly there certainly ought to be actually minutes along the method when you discover points,” Kennedy stated. “Currently it performs appear therefore generously unobstructed that our team can not perform that.”
She discussed the manufacturing company’s present Star Wars movie respite, which included deserting strategies towards launch one brand-brand new cinema franchise business entrance annually. “Anybody that enters the Star Wars world have to understand that it is a three-, four-, five-year dedication,” Kennedy proceeded. “That is exactly just what it takes. You can not action in for a year as well as fire one thing and after that stroll away…. It needs that type of supporting.”