Carrie Fisher honored with 'amazing sendoff' in 'The Last Jedi'



Wed, 02 Aug 2017 - 02:30 GMT


Wed, 02 Aug 2017 - 02:30 GMT

Carrie Fisher -  via Wikimedia

Carrie Fisher - via Wikimedia

CAIRO – 2 August 2017: Late actress Carrie Fisher has gotten a great sendoff' in the upcoming Star Wars film 'The Last Jedi', co-star John Boyega tells ABC News.

The Last Jedi is slated for a release this December to much excitement, being the second installment of the newest incarnation in the massive Star Wars franchise. It is Fisher's last role in the series, where she got her start as beloved heroine Princess/General Leia. She died of a cardiac arrest while on an airplane, last December, at the age of 60.

Boyega tells ABC News that he shared many scenes with her in this film, and that they truly enjoyed each other's company. On her passing, Boyega tells ABC News that he was in Nigeria visiting family when it happened, and that "It was a strange, strange feeling. I felt like everyone in the cast went silent for a bit after that…"

"And she is still kept alive in this franchise. That's the beauty of it: She lives forever in a sense."



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