Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill 'bittersweet' on Star Wars without Carrie Fisher

01 August, 2018, 08:16 | Author: Donna Miller
  • Mark Hamill responds to news that Carrie Fisher will appear in next 'Star Wars' via old footage

They made clear it would come to fruition through some unused footage Abrams shot for The Force Awakens rather than recast or make a full CGI recreation of the actress. "She is simply irreplaceable".

Hamill also said Fisher "would love the worldwide outpouring of affection" that greeted the news she would appear in Episode IX.

Filmmaker JJ Abrams said last week that Fisher would be in the next Star Wars film to give the latest trilogy a "satisfying conclusion".

The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Fisher's co-star and close friend Mark Hamill shared his feelings about Fisher's inclusion in the next Star Wars film, calling the moment 'bittersweet.' Yeah, still crying. Making Star Wars had a leaked synopsis for The Force Awakens in 2015 which turned out to be nearly exactly on point-however, one of the missing subplots involved Leia and the Resistance getting their own super weapon to counter the advance of the First Order.

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According to CNN, the cast of Episode IX also brings back Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian. Disney's second anthology film within the Star Wars universe, Solo is an origin story for everyone's favorite intergalactic smuggler. If you watched The Last Jedi, you may have even teared up thinking this is the last time you will see Carrie as Princess Leia.

After her death, many assumed that her character, Princess Leia, would be written out of the narrative of Episode IX.

The film has a December 20, 2019, release date. New cast members will include Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant and Keri Russell.

John Williams, who has scored every chapter in the Star Wars saga, also will return.

Hit Next to discover the five best and five worst things about Solo: A Star Wars Story! . It's certainly possible, but we're more inclined to believe that Daisy Ridley's heroine is headed back to Jakku where she must begin the next generation of Jedi.

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