“And then it came to Episode IX,” she continued. “And JJ pitched me the film and was like, ‘Oh yeah, Palpatine’s granddaddy.’
“I was like, ‘Awesome.’ And then two weeks later he was like, ‘Oh, we’re not sure.’ So it kept changing.”
So, fans were not expected to know what was going on, considering Rey herself wasn’t even sure.
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