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Daisy Ridley Says She Wishes Rey Was Related To Harrison Ford’s Han Solo

Of all the parent options that Rey could have potentially had, Han Solo would have made a lot of sense for her character. The two share a lot of affinity with each other in The Force Awakens, getting on instantly after meeting for the first time. Solo even goes as far as to offer her a place on the Millennium Falcon, showing that he has a lot of faith in her. Rey’s parents ‘leaving’ her on Jakku would also make sense in this respect, considering Han Solo had returned to his old ways by this point

As reported by The Courier Mail, Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley recently appeared on a video call to answer questions from young fans at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. In response to being asked who she would want Rey to be related to, she chose Han Solo “because working with Harrison (Ford) was so awesome.”

This would have also made Ben and Rey brother and sister, creating an interesting dynamic between the two and more of a reason for them being a dyad in the force. While it may have upset a segment of the Star Wars fan base, it would have continued the rhyming scheme that George Lucas intended between trilogies

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