Carrie Fisher Returning to Star Wars as Princess Leia

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In an interview with Palm Beach Illustrated, actress Carrie Fisher said that she will be returning to Star Wars to reprise her role as Princess Leia for the new series of films.

Disney is going to continue the Star Wars saga, producing movies set to hit theaters starting in 2015. Can you confirm whether you’ll reprise the role of Princess Leia?

Yes.

What do you think Princess Leia is like today?

Elderly. She’s in an intergalactic old folks’ home [laughs].

I just think she would be just like she was before, only slower and less inclined to be up for the big battle.

And still wearing the bagel buns?

The bagel buns and the bikini, because probably she has sundowners syndrome. At sundown, she thinks that she’s 20-something. And she puts it on and gets institutionalized.

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via io9

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