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No, ‘Episode IX’ Will Not Feature a CGI General Leia, Which Is a Relief
No, ‘Episode IX’ Will Not Feature a CGI General Leia, Which Is a Relief
After Carrie Fisher’s untimely death, a lot of fans speculated about how her absence would affect the story of the final Star Wars movie. All of her scenes had been completed for Episode VIII, but production hadn’t yet started on Episode IX, and some wondered whether Lucasfilm would pull a Tarkin and resurrect General Organa using a combination of CGI and motion-capture...
A CGI General Leia Is Rumored for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
A CGI General Leia Is Rumored for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
Unexpected deaths of actors who are part of huge ongoing franchises make things complicated. You want to pay your respects in a decent way, while also, in the best case scenario, keeping the rest of the series afloat without them. Carrie Fisher had finished shooting all of her scenes in Star Wars: Episode VIII before her death in December, but she still apparently has a pretty big role to play in the final installment. How will they keep the story going without actually having her in it? There’s a rumor going around that Disney is thinking of going the Tarkin route.