Some significant tidbits about "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi" reveal the screen time Luke Skywalker gets as well as the identity and backstory of Rey. It is also being said that Rey could be a relative of the wicked emperor Palpatine.
The screen time Luke Skywalker will get in "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi" has been revealed, Daily Express claimed. According to YouTuber Mike Zeroh, Luke Skywalker will be getting around 35% screen time in the movie. He also said that it kind of sounds like what Han Solo got in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Those who are wondering how he came to the conclusion need to know that it is an informed guess.
One of Mike's close contact was in Ireland when "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi" was being filmed and he provided him with major leaks. The said source had had chats with some of the crew members who had shot scenes with Mark Hamill for "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi" and together, they concluded the screen time. Notably, Luke Skywalker got very less time in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and thus, fans are eager to see more of him in "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi."
According to The Week, it was first suggested that Rey might be the daughter of Luke Skywalker or Han Solo but now there is a strong buzz in the favor of her being related to Palpatine. The fearless young orphan who was introduced in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and was seen returning Luke's lightsaber is said to be related to the darker side of the Force.
This theory is very popular on Reddit and there is proof as well to establish the connection. The most potent evidence is her name, which is a twist on ray but is also Spanish for the king, derived from the Latin word "Rex." The next is her fighting style that resembles Palpatine's.
So, chances are very high that she might have tyrannical motives and they could be on display in "Star Wars 8: The Last Jedi." "Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi' releases on Dec. 15, 2017.