Carrie Fisher is confirmed to appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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This is despite Carrie Fisher's untimely death before the film even began production.
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Leia was supposedly going to be the focus of Ep. 9 - just like with Han in Episode 7 and Luke in Episode 8.
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The movie will repurpose unused footage of the actress from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
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That's after Lucasfilm ruled out digitally re-creating or recasting the character.
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Director J.J. Abrams only had eight minutes of footage to work with.
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With how things were left off in The Last Jedi, Episode IX will most likely see Leia still leading the Resistance.
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While Luke's Force Ghost will guide Rey through her next adventures...
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Leia will also provide mentorship to the young Jedi as teased by the trailers.
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