What We Can Expect from Carrie Fisher in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ [Possible Spoilers]

Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly revealed exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi covers featuring Luke Skywalker and Rey, as well as a plethora of new images. These were just a taste of The Last Jedi coverage in the special fall movie preview issue scheduled for release this Friday. In addition, several features have been released online, and the latest turns its gaze to Carrie Fisher. The Last Jedi will be the last we see of Princess Leia in the films, and by all accounts she turned in a memorable performance.

Here are a few highlights from EW.com:

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Character Posters Revealed! ***UPDATED***

On the heels of the release of the amazing behind-the-scenes video for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, character posters are here! The General — she’ll always be royalty to us! — Finn, and Rey are the first to be revealed. Should more be released, this post will be updated. For now, enjoy!

**UPDATED** to add Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, and Poe Dameron.

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Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher Become Disney Legends [VIDEO]

Today, during a ceremony at the D23 Expo, Mark Hamill  and Carrie Fisher officially became Disney Legends. Of course, Star Wars fans have always known they were legends. Still, it’s a thrill to see them recognized with the highest honor Disney can bestow. Disney CEO, Bob Iger, introduced both honorees. Sadly, Billie Lourd could not be there to accept the award on her mother’s behalf, but she did send a letter which was read to the audience by Mr. Iger.

You can see both heartwarming presentations below:

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Star Wars Rebels, The Star Wars Show, and Carrie Fisher Nominated for the 69th Emmy Awards

The nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced earlier today, and Star Wars received nods in two categories. Star Wars Rebels and The Star Wars Show have one nomination each in the categories of children’s programming and short-form variety series. Of special note, Carrie Fisher has also received a posthumous nomination for her guest role in the Amazon Studios series Catastrophe.

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Melinda’s Brew: Princess. Senator. Freedom Fighter. A Rose By Any Other Name…

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Profiles in History Announces the Personal Property Auction of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

The Personal Property Auction of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Sale Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Profiles in History Is Proud To Announce
The Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
Personal Property Auction
Is Set For September In Los Angeles

1700 Coldwater Canyon:
The Estate of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
Will Soon Be Hitting The Market

Highlights Include:

Carrie Fisher’s Life Size Princess Leia Statue In Original Vintage British Phone Booth
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Carrie Fisher’s on-set personalized director’s chair from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
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Debbie Reynolds’ Screen Worn Dress from the “You Were Meant For Me” sequence in Singin’ in the Rain
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Debbie Reynolds’ personal pair of Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz
And Much Much More!!!

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi — New City, Characters, and Images Revealed by Vanity Fair

Yesterday we saw the four new limited-edition Vanity Fair covers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They promised us even more images today and have delivered in a massive way! Not just the new images, though, but new character and city reveals as well.

With the new images released today, all captured by the great Annie Leibovitz, we get a closer look at the characters we already love — Luke, Rey, Leia, Kylo Ren, Poe, Finn, and more — but we also get our first look at new characters such as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, played by Laura Dern, and a shady grifter-type character called “DJ,” played by Benicio Del Toro.

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Growing Up With Star Wars: After 40 Years, the Journey Continues

The day is almost here and honestly, it’s hard to believe that Star Wars (A New Hope) is celebrating its 40th anniversary. What’s even harder to fathom, is the realization that I’ve grown up right alongside it―we’ve gotten old!

It was the first film that I’m aware of that played in the theater for a full year, giving it the title “blockbuster.” Strangely enough, I still remember going to the theater to see it for the first time. My brother was just super excited, and I was experiencing the movie theater for the very first time. Yes, Star Wars was my first film experience―and it’s left its mark on me. Read more

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VIDEO: A Tribute to Carrie Fisher

During the Star Wars 40th Anniversary panel, there was a lovely tribute to Carrie Fisher. George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy shared their thoughts on our beloved Princess, and Billie Lourd — Carrie’s daughter — took the stage to remember her mother. As part of the tribute was a video montage, which you can find below.

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Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill to be Honored as Disney Legends

Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are already legends in the Star Wars universe, but soon they will be Disney Legends. It was announced today that they will be recognized, along with seven other honorees, at the next D23 Expo. The Disney Legends Award is celebrating its 30th anniversary and is the highest honor granted by The Walt Disney Company.

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