Speaking with guest host Josh Gad on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Daisy Ridley revealed that it wasn’t always set in stone that (*SPOILER*) it would be revealed that she was the granddaughter of Emperor Palpatine. The leading contender for her parentage? Revealing that she was connected to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Then came The Last Jedi where it was revealed that she was a nobody, but heading into The Rise of Skywalker, J.J. Abrams had decided on the Palpatine lineage, only for that to even flip-flop during production. So again, there really was no plan.
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