• Carrie Fisher is confirmed to appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 1 / 10

  • This is despite Carrie Fisher's untimely death before the film even began production. 2 / 10

  • Leia was supposedly going to be the focus of Ep. 9 - just like with Han in Episode 7 and Luke in Episode 8. 3 / 10

  • The movie will repurpose unused footage of the actress from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. 4 / 10

    Carrie Fisher As Princess Leia In Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • That's after Lucasfilm ruled out digitally re-creating or recasting the character. 5 / 10

    Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars: A New Hope
  • Director J.J. Abrams only had eight minutes of footage to work with. 6 / 10

  • With how things were left off in The Last Jedi, Episode IX will most likely see Leia still leading the Resistance. 7 / 10

  • While Luke's Force Ghost will guide Rey through her next adventures... 8 / 10

  • Leia will also provide mentorship to the young Jedi as teased by the trailers. 9 / 10

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