Star Wars fan theories are like snowflakes in winter: There are a ton of them, and no two are ever alike. With the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story right around the corner, we’ve put together the five best Rogue One fan theories….
Before you see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in theaters,catch up on some of the popular fan theories about Jyn Erso, the bacta tank scene, and more. The world of Star Wars fan theories requires a brave soul and a hard stomach to navigate. Of the few fan theories which are popular or plausible, it is useful to remind ourselves lest we see Rogue One this week with the wrong expectations.
First, let’s get to the most popular fan theory which has been recently and undeniably debunked:
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1. Jyn Erso is Rey’s mother – DEBUNKED
No, Jyn Erso from Rogue One is not the mother of Rey from The Force Awakens. Yes, they have the same hair color and complexion. But in a galaxy so huge, it is not surprising that two similar-looking human females are not related to one another. Felicity Jones (who plays Jyn) agrees, and it was her who confirmed that her character and Daisy Ridley’s are not in any way related.