Star Wars: The Last Jedi Director Talks About Carrie Fisher’s Greatest Contribution To Movie

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Carrie Fisher certainly left a legacy in the Star Wars franchise. Not only was she a Star Wars legend, but she was also a symbol of female strength and spirit, a role-model that young girls and women could look up to.

Now, with her last film after her passing making its way to its December release, Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has decided to open up about the actress's greatest contribution in the production of the highly anticipated sequel trilogy installment.

"Carrie was, you know, a writer first and foremost. She loved words," Johnson said in an interview with Comic Book. "We would get together and we would go over the scenes. We wouldn't rewrite the scenes but she would throw out suggestions for jokes, and lines, and ideas. And we'd go back and forth."


Carrie was an amazing writer, and it's pretty clear how much the filmmaker respected the Star Wars legend's ideas and jokes.

"There are a few scenes that we got together with her and the other actors in the scene and kind of shaped it," Johnson said. "I mean, if you have Carrie Fisher standing there with you, you'd be a fool not to use her writing talents. That was probably her main contribution."

Star Wars fans really have a lot to thank Carrie for. We wonder whether we'll be able to recognize Carrie's jokes and lines that Johnson's added to the film.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits cinemas December 15, 2017.

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