In The New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Leia Wields the Lightsaber

For four decades, The Star Wars has been entertaining fans across the world. The Franchise released more than ten movies, comic books, novels and vast episodes of television shows. With the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the Saga is finally coming to an end. Poe Dameron, Rey, and Finn will face the First Order for the Last Time. Ultimate characters like Chewbacca, C-3PO, and General Leia Organa will help the heroes. It’s been a wish for many fans of the franchise to see Leia wielding the Light Saber. The wish soon gonna be fulfilled with The Rise of Skywalker. The update came to light when the latest TV spot for the film was revealed. It seems the franchise is finally granting the fans wish.

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Pedro Pascal as Dyn Jarren in The Mandalorian. Pic courtesy: IGN

The Rise of Skywalker latest promo

A scene from The Manadalorian
Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano a Dyn Jarren and Cara Dune in. Pic courtesy: Geek

With the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s latest promo, fans are surely watching Leia holding a legendary Lightsaber. This led to the possible rumors about Leia training as a Jedi long before Kylo Rens’ entry.
The portrayal of Carrie Fisher as Leia is a post-humous appearance. This is due to the death of the actress a year after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. With the help of the previously available footages, her appearance in the new film is made possible. The previous footages are available from Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Force Awakens movies.

Abrams on The Role

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Director J.J. Abrams. Pic courtesy: Getty Images

The filmmaker J.J.Abrams tried to keep her role authentic in the film. He spoke about the actress’s importance and the reason to re-add the scenes of her character. The team felt Leia’s ultimate presence for the film. Without the characters, the ending of the Skywalker Saga couldn’t be imagined. So, the team took the help of the unused scenes from the previous films

Source: Comic Book

Alexa Simmons
Alexa Simmons

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