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Rian Johnson Says He Had Some 'Awful' Ideas For Who Rey's Parents Could Be—And He's Not Wrong

By Chet Dawson

Rian Johnson has endured more than his fair share of public abuse following the release of the Last Jedi from a very particular sort of disappointed fan - though the critical success and massive popular acclaim everywhere else.

The backlash has in itself become kind of a hacky topic, but at this point the entitlement-nerd crowd still firing potshots is basically its own entertainment for the filmmakers, who have the success of the 11th most lucrative film release in history to stand on as reason for brushing off the ol' shoulder.