Earlier this week, it was broadly reported that Disney and Lucasfilm have been assembly to debate the opportunity of bringing Princess Leia again for future movies by digitally recreating Carrie Fisher for a CG efficiency, a lot the identical manner they introduced again her 19-year-old self for the cameo in Rogue One. Conferences have been held on January 10. And at present we now have a solution about their determination. Right here is the official assertion from StarWars.com.
“We do not usually reply to fan or press hypothesis, however there’s a rumor circulating that we want to deal with. We need to guarantee our followers that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher’s efficiency as Princess or Basic Leia Organa.”
The assertion would not go onto say what was mentioned by way of Leia persevering with on within the Star Wars universe. Or how her absence will likely be addressed in Star Wars: Episode IX. It has been confirmed that every one of Carrie Fisher’s scenes have been shot for Star Wars: Episode VIII. The official Disney PR goes onto say this.
“Carrie Fisher was, is, and at all times will likely be part of the Lucasfilm household. She was our princess, our normal, and extra importantly, our good friend. We’re nonetheless hurting from her loss. We cherish her reminiscence and legacy as Princess Leia, and can at all times try to honor the whole lot she gave to Star Wars.”
Shortly after Carrie Fisher’s dying, it was reported that Star Wars 9 director Colin Trevorrow was assembly with Lucasfilm and Disney a few huge Star Wars 9 rewrite, which may additionally have an effect on Star Wars eight transferring ahead. Leia is alleged to have an even bigger function in Episode eight, which was presupposed to broaden in Star Wars 9. The story needs to be rewritten now to account for Fisher’s premature passing.
There are two key scenes for Basic Leia Organa which might be unfold between Star Wars eight and Star Wars 9. The primary of which includes a reunion between Leia and her twin brother Luke Skywalker. This scene, or no less than a part of it, was already shot. The second key scene includes Leia coming head to head with Kylo Ren. It has been reported that some or all of Leia’s scenes could also be lower from Star Wars eight in order that the story can proceed in Star Wars 9, an issue that has not been mentioned in any official capability by Disney or Lucasfilm. There’s closely hypothesis that the reunion between Luke and Leia comes within the closing moments of Star Wars eight, with that being the ultimate scene. If that’s the case, this second could also be excised from the film for the straightforward undeniable fact that they will not be capable of proceed it within the subsequent chapter.
Right now, nobody is definite how this can have an effect on Star Wars eight, which is hitting theaters in December. Substantial reshoots are prone to occur within the very close to future.