Daisy Ridley to return for new ‘Star Wars’ film

Pakistani filmmaker Obaid-Chinoy will direct the movie from a script by Steven Knight

April 08, 2023 01:27 pm | Updated April 09, 2023 12:10 pm IST

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley | Photo Credit: Jordan Strauss

Actor Daisy Ridley is set to return as Rey in the upcoming "Star Wars" movie directed by "Ms Marvel" helmer Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

According to entertainment website Variety, the news was revealed at the Star Wars Celebration in London on Friday.

Pakistani filmmaker Obaid-Chinoy will direct the movie from a script by Steven Knight.

The film follows the events of “Rise of Skywalker,” and will focus on Rey as she builds a new Jedi Order.

Dave Filoni and James Mangold are also directing two other new movies in the "Star Wars" franchise, one of which will be centred on the dawn of the Jedi and the other on the New Republic.

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