When the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted online last November, audiences around the world got their chance to see three key new major characters in the legendary sci-fi universe: Daisy Ridley’s Rey, John Boyega’s Finn, and Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron. Unfortunately, the trailer didn’t really show us much about the protagonists, outside of their costumes and the environments we can expect to see them in, but the good news is that all three actors just revealed some very interesting tidbits about the individual roles at Star Wars Celebration this morning.

During the first panel of the Anaheim-based expo, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac joined director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy on stage, and while answering questions revealed some previously unknown details about their respective characters. Read on to learn a bit more about the brand new trio!

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Rey – Daisy Ridley
Perhaps because she has spent so much time being told not to give anything away about her character, Daisy Ridley actually seemed legitimately excited to be on stage and finally revealing certain aspects of the role that she will be playing in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Contrary to rumors that were spreading around, she is not actually from Tatooine, but instead from a different desert planet altogether – a planet called Jakku. She described herself as a scavenger who lives in a ship graveyard (which goes a long way in explaining the crashed Star Destroyer seen in the new trailer). She is self-sufficent and solitary, but "meets another character" and sees her adventure begin. And while she didn’t specifically say who this character is, it was heavily hinted that it will be…

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