Hasbro, Disney Launching New Rey ‘Star Wars’ Toys – Wall Street Journal

Nearly four weeks after “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opened, Hasbro Inc. and Walt Disney Co. are preparing to launch a line of toys featuring the main protagonist from the film in some of her most memorable moments for the first time.

The media and toy giants have faced criticism recently due to the lack of toys featuring actress Daisy Ridley’s character, Rey, as a spaceship pilot or wielding a lightsaber, as she does in the blockbuster movie. Using hashtags such as #WhereIsRey, fans have asked why Ms. Ridley’s…