Star Wars: New Jedi Order


  • Daisy Ridley is returning as Rey in the upcoming “Star Wars: New Jedi Order” era, set 15 years after the events of The Rise of Skywalker.
  • “New Jedi Order” will see Rey reforming the Jedi Order, with the galaxy in chaos and uncertainty about its necessity.
  • The release date for “Star Wars: New Jedi Order” has not been confirmed, but it is expected to be the next Star Wars film, potentially arriving by December 2025.



Daisy Ridley is returning as Rey in an upcomng Star Wars movie, believed to be titled “Star Wars: New Jedi Order.” At Star Wars Celebration 2023, Lucasfilm officially announced three upcoming Star Wars movies – including the return of Daisy Ridley at the forefront of what was billed as the “New Jedi Order.” Ridley’s character Rey was the main protagonist of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, which ended with her claiming the Skywalker surname.

The other two movies announced at Star Wars Celebration are focused on the past of the Star Wars galaxy. Rey’s is concerned with the future, however, and will take the franchise in a whole new direction. Little has been confirmed about this project to date, with writing delayed by the writers’ strike, but it is expected to be the next Star Wars movie to release. Here’s everything Lucasfilm has confirmed to date.

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When New Jedi Order Is Set In The Star Wars Timeline

Star Wars' Rey with the Jedi Council.

Star Wars: New Jedi Order is confirmed to take place later in the Star Wars timeline than any other announced project. It is set 15 years after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which places the film’s events in 50 ABY (After the Battle of Yavin) in the Star Wars timeline. The placement of Star Wars: New Jedi Order is significant for Rey’s return, as the sequel trilogy movie events took place across only one year. This will allow Daisy Ridley to play a 34/35-year-old Rey, which is much closer to the star’s actual age.

What New Jedi Order’s Star Wars Story Could Be

Star Wars Movie Future Rey Mandalorian Grogu

Although “New Jedi Order” is not confirmed as the title of Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars movie, it is the name of this part of the timeline – which means Rey will be reforming the Jedi Order. According to Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy, this will see the Jedi in chaos, as the galaxy tries to decide whether it needs the Order in the wake of decades of chaos and conflict. Daisy Ridley herself has yet to see a script, but she signed up after being presented with a plot she described as “not what I expected.

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Which Star Wars Cast & Crew Could Return For New Jedi Order

Rey, Finn, and Poe in The Rise of Skywalker.

Daisy Ridley is the only confirmed cast member of Rey’s next Star Wars movie. John Boyega and Oscar Isaac have both been more open to returning as Finn and Poe Dameron as more time has passed from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, so they could be back in some capacity. It is also possible that Force ghost Ben Solo (Adam Driver) will be seen. Based on where Rey’s story was left with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker‘s ending, more of BB-8 and the Millennium Falcon can be expected.

Rey’s New Jedi Order Movie Is Expected To Be The Next Star Wars Film

Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars The Force Awakens in front of Millennium Falcon.

Lucasfilm did not officially announce a Star Wars: New Jedi Order release date. The next available date on Disney’s slate is December 19, 2025, so Rey’s return in Star Wars: New Jedi Order could come by then if it is the next movie on the docket. This would mean only six years will have passed in real-life between Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars appearances, but no new movies were released between. Other options for the Star Wars: New Jedi Order release date are December 17, 2027, and December 21, 2029.


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