Lucasfilm conduct Kathleen Kennedy has reliable that the late Carrie Fisher will not be appearing in Star Wars Episode IX.
Todd Fisher done headlines last week when he hinted that old footage of Carrie as her impression Leia Organa would be used in the latest Star Wars.
After months of conjecture to whether the star would be would appearing in the arriving flick, while speaking with The New York Daily News Todd pronounced that the family had given Disney execs their blessing.
However in a new talk Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy sensitive Yahoo Movies that it is not the case. When asked about his criticism per the use of repository footage at a Star Wars convention, she said: ‘I have no thought since he pronounced that. We have not review a book yet.’
Following that, Kennedy also paid a revisit to Good Morning America, where she commented that Todd must have been ‘confused’ when he settled that she would be incorporated into the final installment of the new trilogy.
She said: ‘Sadly, Carrie will not be in nine. But we will see a lot of Carrie in eight.’
The 59-year-old actor had originally said that he and Billie Lourd, Carrie’s daughter, had concluded to concede Lucasfilm to use existent footage.
‘Both of us were like, “Yes, how do you take her out of it?” And the answer is you don’t.”
Although he seemed certain that she would be in it, he wasn’t transparent on the role Leia would play in Episode IX.
He said: ‘I’m not the only partial in that equation, but we consider the people merit to have her.
‘She’s owned by them. … You don’t disaster with this legacy.’
He continued: ‘She’s as much a partial of it as anything and we consider her participation now is even some-more absolute than it was, like Obi Wan – when the saber cuts him down he becomes some-more powerful.
‘I feel like that’s what’s happened with Carrie. we consider the bequest should continue …To me, Star Wars is the holy grail of storytelling and science and you can’t disaster with it.’
In Jan Disney and Lucasfilm released a matter expelled saying that they had no plans to ‘digitally recreate’ the impression of Princess Leia for the movie.
The statement read: ‘We wish to assure the fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally reconstruct Carrie Fisher’s opening as Princess or General Leia Organa.
‘Carrie Fisher was, is, and always will be a partial of the Lucasfilm family. She was the princess, the general, and some-more importantly, the friend. We are still spiteful from her loss. We delight her memory and bequest as Princess Leia, and will always essay to honour all she gave to Star Wars.’
The actress and her alter-ego will still seem in the arriving Star Wars: The Last Jedi, since her scenes were already complete before the time of her death.
Star Wars Episode IX will hit cinemas May 24 2019.