By Zac Arnold
It had previously been reported that already-existing footage of Carrie Fisher would be used for her to appear in the untitled Star Wars Episode IX. In a recent interview with Good Morning America, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy clarified the direction they are taking by saying: "Sadly, Carrie will not be in IX."
Todd Fisher, Carrie's brother, had previously said unused footage from previous movies would be used to help bridge the gap his sister left behind. You can catch the entire interview with Kennedy below:
EXCLUSIVE: Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy says Carrie Fisher will NOT be in @StarWars Episode 9 as General Leia. #SWCO #TheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/gxH80QteYb— Good Morning America (@GMA) April 14, 2017
What do you think? Should they have used the footage, or is it more respectful to the Princess' legacy this way? Let us know in the comments!
Information was originally obtained via the folks at Making Star Wars.
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