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>> Star Wars fans will get to tip their hats to Carrie Fisher when they head to theatres for the latest installment of the space saga. The actress had completed all of her scenes, as the beloved Leah for Star Wars the last Jedi before she died of a heart attack a year ago.
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But fans are not the only ones swooning over Fisher, last Jedi director, Ryan Johnson.>> She gives a beautiful performance in this film and it's a very. I don't know, I mean obviously, we didn't know it was gonna be her last performance while she was giving it. We didn't tailor it to be a farewell to her.
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But that having been said, the character I think. And I think there are some moments in it that hopefully will really mean a lot to fans.>> Fisher's final appearance expected to boost already feverish interest in the franchise. BoxOffice.com projecting last Jedi, will haul in $185 to $215 million at the box office in the US and Canada in it's first weekend.
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That would rank it as one of the biggest debuts in history. As for the plot the cast and director provided few details with John Voyega who plays former storm trooper finn said Leia leads the resistance against the evil first order>> There's on the Resistance, and General Leah is on the frontlines having to make the big decisions.
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And it's a performance that requires a heartfelt approach, and I think she definitely had that.>> While the future of Leia's character is yet to be decided, Johnson did mention whose hands her fate lies in.>> It's up to J.J. and Chris Theriot, who are writing the next one right now, how they are gonna deal with the story going forward.
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>> The film debuts in theaters December 15th.