Known for essaying the iconic Princess Leia, late actress Carrie Fisher passed away on December 27, 2016 after suffering a severe cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles. We will see her in the last Star Wars portrayal, Star Wars: The Last Jedi releasing on 15th December.
Speaking while promoting, Luke Skywalker aka Mark Hamill said:
“She’s irreplaceable. It’s like every fan was dreaming of the day The Beatles would reunite, and then we lost John [Lennon]. It’s just unbearably sad. Star Wars is about great triumph and great tragedy, and I can’t think of a greater tragedy than missing our Leia.”
Director Rian Johnson added that with digital recreation fans can see a lot more of the beloved actress:
“You are going to see some stuff with Leia that you haven’t seen before.”
The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson, releasing on 15th December 2017.