Film Theory: Rey is the Next Darth Vader! (Star Wars Episode 9 The Rise of Skywalker)

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  • Published: 17 August 2019
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    Since the trailer release of Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker, my theory brain has been FULL of ideas! Today I want to focus on the big reveal of the trailer - Palpatine is BACK... or is he? You see, I think there's a connection between the Emperor and our young hero, Rey. Is this the proof we need to say that Rey is destined for the Dark Side? Watch to find out!

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    Writer: Matthew Patrick and Schyler Martin
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    Sources:
    https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-2010-book-established-the-force-abilities-luke-has-in-1822233606#_ga=2.44558944.574894207.1516643680-394833800.1506524947
    https://www.starwars.com/databank/palpatine-biography-gallery
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    https://www.inverse.com/article/37709-star-wars-battlefront-2-ii-cameo-palpatine
    https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Contingency_Orders_for_the_Grand_Army_of_the_Republic:_Order_Initiation,_Orders_1_Through_150#cite_note-True_Colors-0
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Comments • 17 170

  • Chibi dragon
    Chibi dragon  5 months back

    Once again film theories ideas are better then the future cannon films

    • Ninjay 204
      Ninjay 204  2 days back

      Um...

    • Emilio Monroy
      Emilio Monroy  2 weeks back

      Lmao you got what you asked for I guess

    • ツHowardlyCoward
      ツHowardlyCoward  2 weeks back

      Well lol I actually found someone that predicted Avengers endgame that they would reverse time and find all stones and snap at the future it went true lol

    • Zachary McEvoy
      Zachary McEvoy  2 weeks back

      @xellos metallium This is awesome how wrong you are now aha🥶

    • apex2000
      apex2000  2 weeks back

      Yeah, just kinda spoils the films as don't stand up. Lol

  • random numbers 783
    random numbers 783  3 hours back

    I wish he wrote the script for these movies

    • the undead gamer
      the undead gamer  3 hours back

      Yes but actoly no

      • random numbers 783
        random numbers 783  3 hours back

        They let him have this one

        • j davis
          j davis  5 hours back

          Well technically palpatine did eventually have a doing in making rey

          • Michael Mosseri
            Michael Mosseri  7 hours back

            Close

            • SpagBo1
              SpagBo1  12 hours back

              eh close enough

              • DerPeYDaBerRrR
                DerPeYDaBerRrR  23 hours back

                Your more right than usual on Star Wars

                • jackawsome10001 Brantley

                  The emperor is so powerful he can’t die dood have u heard that before u dumber den meh dad

                  • Hello Im Clark YT
                    Hello Im Clark YT  2 days back

                    Fans: Rey is a Palpatine


                    Disney: Yes but actually yes

                    • Matthew Tina
                      Matthew Tina  2 days back

                      What a shame so close this time, yet so far. Keep it up fellow Matt!

                      • Fortnite gamer
                        Fortnite gamer  3 days back

                        Technically you got it right but not exactly

                        • Speedavegrs
                          Speedavegrs  3 days back

                          10:02

                          • Jerry Smith
                            Jerry Smith  4 days back

                            You need to redo that theory after seeing the new movie

                            • TCTCouchPotato 900
                              TCTCouchPotato 900  4 days back

                              If rey has no mother then palpatine could have created rey with the force, like how plagueis made anikan. But I dont know how the pregnancy would work.......

                              • Mr. Wasber
                                Mr. Wasber  4 days back

                                welp he got it right sorta

                                • Evan Budd
                                  Evan Budd  4 days back

                                  He got it right 4 once

                                  • K BURNS
                                    K BURNS  4 days back

                                    For once you got something right Matpat

                                    • AbsurdNerd99
                                      AbsurdNerd99  4 days back

                                      Still though, does Disney itself consider the novels mentioned cannon?

                                      • AbsurdNerd99
                                        AbsurdNerd99  4 days back

                                        The two comments before mine were 100 % right

                                        • AbsurdNerd99
                                          AbsurdNerd99  4 days back

                                          The first thing I thought when watching this video was: “is any of this cannon anyway?” even though matpat was right that Palpatine was related to Rey, but it wasn’t through force cloning things, it was through standard reproduction, as seen in the movie

                                          • Ken Wahl
                                            Ken Wahl  4 days back

                                            It's not the parent... It's the grandfather.

                                            • Navy Gaming
                                              Navy Gaming  4 days back

                                              i watched the movie yesterday your right but not at the same time

                                              • Isaac Williams
                                                Isaac Williams  5 days back

                                                close enough

                                                • Cassidy Ledbetter
                                                  Cassidy Ledbetter  5 days back

                                                  Yep Rey is Palpatine’s granddaughter.

                                                  • Iglooos
                                                    Iglooos  5 days back

                                                    Yes, but no

                                                    • Foxygamer14
                                                      Foxygamer14  5 days back

                                                      well i mean, his daughter, made rey so your pretty close

                                                      • Shahan Abidi
                                                        Shahan Abidi  5 days back

                                                        The only thing that i liked about reys character was the fact that she was a nobody for once you didn't have be the chosen, the apprentice of the most power sith, the son of the chosen one to be become like a good jedi and that was really cool

                                                        • Chicken Doodoo
                                                          Chicken Doodoo  5 days back

                                                          My question is why are there humans in a galaxy far far away

                                                          • Nerds Life
                                                            Nerds Life  5 days back

                                                            This actually got close

                                                            • Julia Rockwell
                                                              Julia Rockwell  5 days back

                                                              You got this one pretty close Mat

                                                              • Fantasy Mind
                                                                Fantasy Mind  6 days back

                                                                Oh it's so close! Kinda indirectly created by Palpatine! GRANDDAUGHTER!

                                                                • Generic George
                                                                  Generic George  6 days back

                                                                  He was wrong AGAIN

                                                                  • De One
                                                                    De One  6 days back

                                                                    This is true

                                                                    • welmer chavez
                                                                      welmer chavez  6 days back

                                                                      He is right

                                                                      • bossbear 0803
                                                                        bossbear 0803  6 days back

                                                                        Could have been a approved theroy

                                                                        • Pam Cummins-Krupp
                                                                          Pam Cummins-Krupp  7 days back

                                                                          I Am so proud of you, Matpat. You got it kinda sorta half right. Good job!

                                                                          • Spinelyric
                                                                            Spinelyric  7 days back

                                                                            Cannot believe you were almost entirely right

                                                                            • mr pugwug
                                                                              mr pugwug  1 weeks back

                                                                              Nope she's his granddaughter

                                                                              • Rodrigo Gonzalez Marin
                                                                                Rodrigo Gonzalez Marin  1 weeks back

                                                                                Spoiler alert




                                                                                He was mostly right

                                                                                • Tiny Litten18
                                                                                  Tiny Litten18  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Well close...

                                                                                  • Alex Lupo
                                                                                    Alex Lupo  1 weeks back

                                                                                    This was a far better plot than what actually happened in the movie.

                                                                                    • Inigo Tropea
                                                                                      Inigo Tropea  1 weeks back

                                                                                      wrong again

                                                                                      • Sufyan Khan
                                                                                        Sufyan Khan  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Well……………………

                                                                                        • Viryl Lucas
                                                                                          Viryl Lucas  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Midichlorians = Mitochondria

                                                                                          • AwakendSpace80
                                                                                            AwakendSpace80  1 weeks back

                                                                                            NO HE IS REYS GRANDFATHER

                                                                                            • VlixxID
                                                                                              VlixxID  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Palpatine created Rey

                                                                                              Me: Well, I GUESS he did...

                                                                                              • bag o9
                                                                                                bag o9  1 weeks back

                                                                                                Nope, I seen the last movie. That's not what happens!