Carrie Fisher’s Leia Was Going to Be a Jedi in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – IGN Now

With General Leia actress Carrie Fisher passing away before filming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the original plan for her character never made it to screen. Her brother Todd Fisher told Yahoo about the original plan for his sister’s character, which would have involved Leia becoming the last Jedi of the Skywalker lineage. We breakdown what Todd had to say about the plot to JJ Abrams’ Episode IX and Leia’s original role in it. Todd also shared how much footage of Carrie that Abrams was able to repurpose for the film.

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