The Last Jedi spoiler talk: Carrie Fisher's breathtakingly powerful scene as Leia

Danny Woods
December 18, 2017

CARRIE Fisher's beloved pet dog Gary was seen looking noticeably more perky when his late owner came on screen while he watched The Last Jedi. Given that we have a attractive, complete performance from her that I think audiences deserve to see, and I think it will mean a lot for them, that ray of hope from Leia. "We would have these stream of consciousness jazz poetry kinda ad lib sessions". I said: 'Well, I think I'm a fairly good kisser. "She was so conscious of the place that Leia had", he said, "not just broadly in the culture, but very specifically in terms of girls who grew up watching Star Wars, when Leia was the only female hero on the screen".

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Dern herself invented that line, according to Johnson, in tribute to her admiration for Fisher. To break the tension of not seeing her brother in many years, Leia memorably jokes that she changed her hair. Fisher helped Johnson with the script, putting her well-honed skills as a writer to work. "So it's really hard to know what to say about it because it is just so surreal and impossible to deal with", she added. Holdo has chose to remain on the ship while Leia and the rest of the Resistance board small transport vehicles to escape the wrath of the First Order. It's almost impossible to talk about a movie's coolest moments without mentioning a few plot points, so please, if you haven't seen the movie yet wait and come back to this article! However, with the upcoming Episode IX reportedly being tipped as "the Leia movie" in early drafts, there were major questions over how/if The Last Jedi would handle the departure of the bun-haired legend. "The three of us got together and worked through it". Not only is the movie a competent sequel that does a great job on building things up from The Force Awakens, but it's also packed with awesome moments. And the real heart of that scene came from Laura.

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