Colin Trevorrow Talks About Star Wars Episode IX Without Carrie Fisher

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Sadly, Carrie Fisher passed away before Star Wars: Episode IX could be made.

This put a dent in the script for the movie because it was reportedly going to focus on her character, Leia Organa. Now, things have to be changed due to her untimely death.

In a recent interview with CinemaBlend, director Colin Trevorrow mentions that their options are limited now, but they are trying their best to handle her death in a respectful manner.

It could be similar to how the producers handled the exit of Paul Walker's character in Furious 7. You can read Trevorrow's comments below.

She was a major character, that's not a secret. She really was. And it was extremely sad for all of us, mostly just because she was so loved by the Star Wars family and everyone that worked with her. I feel like our options are limited mostly by ourselves, in that there is only certain things that we are willing to do. But I can guarantee it will be handled with love and respect, and all of the soul that Carrie Fisher deserves.

Disney has already mentioned that they will not be using any CGI shots to recreate Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode IX. It will be interesting to see how they handle Leia's departure since the character still has a huge part in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Not to mention the character is related to both Kylo Ren and Luke Skywalker.

Trevorrow didn't want to tell the website how much of the Episode IX script has been changed due to her death.

We may have to wait for more details once the movie is actually out in the year 2019. Hopefully they are able to make the character exit gracefully.

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