How did they finish The Last Jedi without Carrie?
She simply fades into the background in the film’s final minutes — the movie version of an Irish good-bye. If this is truly the last we get of Leia in Star Wars, how will Episode IX handle her passing?
How did they have Carrie Fisher in the last Star Wars?
Abrams confirmed the intent to take unused footage from Fisher’s performance in 2015’s The Force Awakens and blend it into The Rise of Skywalker. As noted by ILM in the video, Fisher’s hair and costume in Episode IX were then created digitally.
Why was Carrie Fisher cast in Star Wars?
Lucas was impressed with Fisher’s writing capabilities
It’s also rumored that she was brought in to work on the dialogue for the Star Wars prequels.