Daisy Ridley hints at what to expect from Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

“Star Wars” fans have something new to chew on before the next movie.

According to Daisy Ridley, Luke Skywalker is “so cool” in “Star Wars: Episode VIII.”

During an Oscars red-carpet interview with MTV News, the actress who plays Rey in “The Force Awakens” revealed that “Episode VIII” isn’t just two hours of her and Mark Hamill staring at each other.

Instead, it starts off where “The Force Awakens” left off, as many figured, with Rey meeting Skywalker on the island where he’s secluded, and she promises that from there, the Skywalker storyline will live up to our dreams.

“When we went back to Skellig to do the opening of ‘VIII,’ it was so crazy doing the same scene with a different crew of people,” Ridley said. “[Hamill is] amazing to rehearse with, and I’m very excited to be doing the rest of the stuff. It’s such a good story, seriously.”

Apparently they have been rehearsing “a lot,” so you can safely expect plenty of scenes with the two together.

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” is scheduled for a December 15, 2017 release.

You can watch the full interview on MTV.com.

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