‘Star Wars’ toys aren’t just for boys anymore as Rey takes over

REY, a main character in
REY, a main character in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is part of a push to attract more girls to the franchise. / COURTESY STARWARS.COM
LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Co. has what could be its most formidable heroine ever in Rey, a main character in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” She could be a merchandising juggernaut too. In trailers, the protagonist played by English actor Daisy Ridley races a land-speeder, wields a staff-like weapon and helps pick an exhausted…

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