Star Wars celebrates 40th anniversary of first installment

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Speculation is about to run rampant online with questions ranging from "Why didn't we see Benecio del Toro's new villain?" to "Will we get to see more of the Knight of Ren?"

Fisher will appear as Leia in the upcoming sequels Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: Episode IX, according to her brother, Todd Fisher.

Star Wars Celebration is going on this weekend in Orlando, Florida, and there are a lot of announcements. This will not be the case.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said in March that the filmmakers were "not changing (The Last Jedi) to deal with her passing".


The force has come to Orlando, where George Lucas and his creative collaborators are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their Star Wars franchise. What was your favourite role of Carries? As we remember Fisher now, we should all take comfort that we got to even experience her greatness in film. "Let me tell you, when I go to sleep at night, there's never a day so far where I don't think of her", Hamill said. "They may not be what you expect", said Ridley to knowing groans in the crowd.

"In our world, Star Wars became a religion and a way of life", she continued.

As they aged, they joked about their own mortality, with Hamill saying that Fisher promised to heckle his funeral if he died first. I'm not the only part in that equation, but I think the people deserve to have her. There's also the mandatory space-laser dogfights featuring TIE Fighters and X-Wings, as well as a cryptic reference to "The Balance" along with a shot of what looks like some sort of ancient, time-worn Jedi text. She loved these movies.

But the night belonged to Hamill as he worked through his grief, almost breaking down when he read a letter he wrote shortly after her death.

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