Anybody who has seen Rogue One knows that Jyn Erso is dead. No one could have survived being on a planet that was blasted by the Death Star’s superlaser.
When asked by The Hollywood Reporter if Jyn Erso could make a comeback in a future Star Wars project, Felicity Jones offered the following:
I just keep saying that reincarnation is totally possible in the Star Wars universe [laughs]. So, I feel there’s unfinished business for Jyn, for sure.
THR also pointed out that Jones has another Star Wars film on her contract with Disney. When asked if she’d like to do a Rogue One sequel or spinoff, Jones responded:
I think it would be fascinating to see her getting older and wiser and fighting the dark forces in the universe with which there are many it seems.
That being said, Star Wars has something of a history with bringing back characters who were previously presumed dead. Look no further than 2019’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, in which the evil Emperor Palpatine was ressurrected using cloning