Star Wars: Episode IX can fill Leia’s absence by embracing its forgotten queen

In a 2017 Vanity Fair profile on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, producer Kathleen Kennedy shared a story about Carrie Fisher’s final day on set: “The minute she finished,” Kennedy explains, “she grabbed me and said, ‘I’d better be at the forefront of IX!’ Because Harrison [Ford] was front and center on VII, and Mark…

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