UPDATE 2! Billie Lourd Confirms She’s NOT Playing Leia in a Flashback. More Hints from Lourd About Her Character.

Billie Lourd LeiaLooks like we’re going to have to go back to the drawing board on speculating Billie Lourd’s character: according to the rising star, who is the daughter of Carrie Fisher, she will NOT be playing her mother’s part in a flashback sequence.

 

Lourd recently promoted her new show Scream Queens (which will also serve as her acting debut) in an interview with ET Online. While she only talked about Star Wars briefly, she did answer one question that a lot of people have been asking about her for a while (she shows up about 1 minute and 30 seconds into the video).

 

ET: From what I understand, you play a young Princess Leia…?

Lourd: That’s a lie. That’s a rumor. I wish I played a young Princess Leia. Disney, I’m available.

 

 

 

Bear in mind that, in spite of the last part of her statement, she is still involved in the film in an unspecified role. It’s just that she’s not playing Leia. Her role seems to be significant enough to be more than a cameo or an extra, though. While we probably won’t find out who she’s playing for a long while, look on the bright side! The list of characters she could possibly be just went down by one! ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

 

 

 

UPDATE!

 

If the above is not enough to convince you that Lourd is not playing younger Leia in The Force Awakens, here’s this tweet by her, using Carrie Fisher’s Twitter account. 🙂

 



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UPDATE 2!

 

ET Online uploaded the whole interview with Billi Lourd. There is another interesting bit that the actress revealed about her role:

 

“I can’t tell you about my character, or lack of character…”

 

Then she stopped saying she already said too much. So it appears that her role will probably be very small without any character development. What do you think?

 

 

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Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself busy by reporting on all kinds of Star Wars news for SWNN and general movie news on the sister site, Movie News Net. He served as a frequent commentator on SWNN’s The Resistance Broadcast.

Grant Davis (Pomojema)

Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself busy by reporting on all kinds of Star Wars news for SWNN and general movie news on the sister site, Movie News Net. He served as a frequent commentator on SWNN’s The Resistance Broadcast.

169 thoughts on “UPDATE 2! Billie Lourd Confirms She’s NOT Playing Leia in a Flashback. More Hints from Lourd About Her Character.

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:11 am
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    My guess (pure speculation here) is that she could be playing one of Leia’s kids, but she isn’t Force-sensitive (or at the least, we don’t know she is).

    • May 11, 2015 at 3:18 pm
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      That’s a theory I haven’t heard before, and a perfect example of how we can get tunnel vision and miss perfectly obvious possibilities. It makes sense, not all of the children have to be future Jedi or Sith.

    • May 12, 2015 at 5:40 pm
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      I think instead of saying “actually lack of character” she says “or lack of character”. Which may not mean anything but I agree on her not having a big role.

    • May 13, 2015 at 5:30 am
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      She said lack of character which I strongly felt meant no morals as in a “bad seed”. She could be a back stabbing, smile to your face kind of character ( Leia’s daughter or not) and I for one think it would be AMAZINGLY cool if she played a jellous non Jedi backstabbing youngest daughter (the only one actually raised by Leia as the other 2 kids (Rey and Ren) (older twins) were lost as young padawans) or maybe not a relative at all but someone who took the place of Leia’s lost kids and she causes trouble when the other “lost kids” show up. That would be cool.

      • May 13, 2015 at 8:12 pm
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        thats what i took it as too, lacking character as in not good.

      • May 20, 2015 at 6:18 pm
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        I want to add a comment I put on another site – Carrie must be so proud of such a wonderful daughter she has. With all the temptations and connections and just plain wealth at that young college graduate’s (well educated too) fingers she seems very well grounded and a good role model in a world where young girls so sorely need them. I can’t say this enough mom and dad…. You did a good job there. Be so proud of that little girl of yours.

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:23 am
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    Can you put in what minute mark she says it in the vid? Because I honestly wanted to kill myself while watching/listening to those people. Also Billie sounds EXACTLY like Carrie.

    • May 9, 2015 at 12:15 pm
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      yes she sounds exactly like her mom!
      Throw in a bit of Jodie Foster.

      • May 10, 2015 at 4:34 am
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        I hope they get her to do Leia’s voice if she ever comes to Rebels

    • May 9, 2015 at 2:13 pm
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      exactly 1:50. I didn’t care about that gory stuff either

      • May 9, 2015 at 4:58 pm
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        As noted, she does SOUND much like the classical Leia, which Carrie Fisher no longer does (way too many death sticks over the decades). So … could it be that her job is actually to overdub her mother’s lines and give us something that sounds like the Leia we remember?

        She would then, in a way, be playing the OLD Princess Leia.

        • May 9, 2015 at 6:27 pm
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          Eh… Unlikely. While Fisher’s voice may be in part due to her drug habits, people do sound different as they age. An older looking Leia with a young voice would sound really weird imo.

        • May 13, 2015 at 5:12 pm
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          Is this a serious thought?

          • May 14, 2015 at 4:48 am
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            Could not “lack of character” mean that she indeed has no character of her own, but simply provides the voice for another character (namely Leia, bodily portrayed by her mother)?

          • June 8, 2015 at 3:26 pm
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            Leia is going to be queen, right? Then I think that she could play a maiden. It makes some sence to me bur leia alway was more independent so maybe she will have just the one who is close she confines in. After all, in the phantom crap the maidens in there had little or no character but had quit a bit of screen presents

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:48 am
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    I always thought, that rumour was rubbish. She doesn’t even look like her mother.

    • May 9, 2015 at 12:02 pm
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      Exactly. I don’t know why everyone jumped to the conclusion she was playing a young Leia when a flashback isn’t fully confirmed.

      • May 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm
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        Because for the most part Star Wars fans are sheep,like most customers.

        • May 9, 2015 at 5:23 pm
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          But not Utini! He’s like a shepherd..

        • May 10, 2015 at 6:29 am
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          they’re more like hungry donkeys

        • May 10, 2015 at 12:19 pm
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          What do you stand in line for at Walmart?

    • May 9, 2015 at 10:37 pm
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      “She doesn’t even look like her mother.”

      What? Did you even look at the article pic?

      • May 10, 2015 at 2:44 am
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        They really don’t look enough alike to get away with it. Have you looked at the picture?

        • May 12, 2015 at 2:45 am
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          I believe they look very much alike. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BwU89NGIAAAUBkK.jpg

          And don’t forget that they can use makeup, including digital makeup to make them closer.
          I know it is a different scenario, but Ewan McGregor doesn’t look exactly like a young Alec Guinness, but he looks enough like him to believe they are the same character at different ages. And I would have no problem with Ewan continuing in the role as he ages closer to Guinness yet doesn’t perfectly match. They don’t have to be twins. I don’t think recasting is that big of a deal anyway, as long as the general look and personality match.

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:54 am
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    She’s not playing the Harley Quinn-looking babe sitting on that big alien’s shoulder, right?

    • May 9, 2015 at 11:50 am
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      I don’t think so, no.

      • May 10, 2015 at 8:32 am
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        Do we know who that actress is yet, btw?

        • May 12, 2015 at 8:09 pm
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          Nope.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:05 am
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    FFS it’s pretty clear she plays Leia when she jumps around and wields the Lasersword.

    • May 9, 2015 at 5:21 pm
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      and Young Original Hero is an authentic looking Luke body double.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:07 am
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    she cute.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:12 am
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    Thank god! I hope we see no flashbacks at all!
    And yes, she’s cute.

    • May 9, 2015 at 10:36 pm
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      I’m guessing that shot of Luke in the trailer is a flashback.

      • May 13, 2015 at 5:14 pm
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        Why?

        • May 13, 2015 at 8:34 pm
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          It seems to fit the flashback and other rumors, and I get a young Luke vibe from it anyway. I could be wrong (hence “guessing”), but I doubt it.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:38 am
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    Oh.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:38 am
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    If they do have flashbacks, they can just play clips from the original trilogy they don’t need extra actors

    • May 9, 2015 at 11:51 am
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      The point of a flashback is to convey information that we don’t know about. Having a clip show from the Original Trilogy would do nothing from a narrative standpoint except waste everybody’s time.

      • May 9, 2015 at 7:51 pm
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        Maybe some never before seen deleted scenes then? If it worked perfectly into the narrative – One could only hope.

        • May 9, 2015 at 8:53 pm
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          I don’t think that there would be any deleted scenes that would tie into the new movie’s plot.

          • May 9, 2015 at 11:57 pm
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            You don’t REALLY know that. There could be deleted scenes that obviously weren’t intended to connect to episode 7 but could be used because it implies something. You could see how that would work – from a certain point of view.

          • May 10, 2015 at 2:27 am
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            Exactly! That wampa invasion subplot on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back would tie up ALL loose ends!

          • May 10, 2015 at 12:17 pm
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            There’s flashbacks…that’s confirmed..how awful would it look if they used OT footage in EP7.. That’s a silly idea…from almost every point of view. I really don’t see her having a big role at all. I really think it’s just going to be something small.

          • May 10, 2015 at 11:25 pm
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            Umm no there isn’t any confirmation of a flashback, there’s multiple reports from the same fan website insisting there is a flashback and people keep spreading the rumor at other sites like this one.

            Pay attention, geez.

            And ya Billie Lourde is quite a bit taller and doesn’t really look like her mom at all, she’s got her eyes and that’s it.

          • May 12, 2015 at 3:16 am
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            While there isn’t official confirmation, the teaser has a shot that pretty closely matches the descriptions of the flashbacks, and there are other things they said that fit nicely into the teaser. I don’t doubt at all that there will be flashbacks and that their use will make perfect sense and fit into the established universe.

      • May 11, 2015 at 3:51 pm
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        Considering these ‘Billie Lourd as Leia’ rumors are finally squashed, I’m starting to think that if any flashbacks are present in the film, they are going to be quick shots and flashes rather full narrative sequences.

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:42 am
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    She could be playing Leia’s daughter. Would be kinda poetic. heueahueahueah. okay kidding.

    But seriously. I can imagine Han and Leia having a child that isn’t a major character. Throw the signature buns on her head. Boom.

  • May 9, 2015 at 12:19 pm
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    Oh I love her voice, so Carrie Fisher-ish and she seems to have the same wry sense of humor as her mom too!

  • May 9, 2015 at 12:45 pm
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    After all the comments on carries lower voice -Maybe they dub carrie with her daughters voice?

  • May 9, 2015 at 1:41 pm
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    Thank god.

  • May 9, 2015 at 2:16 pm
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    I dunno…

  • May 9, 2015 at 2:29 pm
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    Lourde was as convincing as Abrams was regarding Star Trek #Khan

  • May 9, 2015 at 4:07 pm
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    Thank god

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:21 pm
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    I think she looks just like her mom in that pic but hotter lol

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:21 pm
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    annoying autoplay

    • May 10, 2015 at 7:15 am
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      everytime you write a comment on here, guess what? stupid vid plays again 🙁

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:22 pm
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    A: this show looks insipid.

    B: Billie Lourd seems pretty grounded, but she also looks like trouble.

    C: WHO CARES

    • May 9, 2015 at 6:31 pm
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      T-R-O-U-B-L-E spells trouble, not terrible

      • May 9, 2015 at 8:20 pm
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        Yep. But that makes even less sense. His brain probably filled in a more logical word, even if its a strange opinion. How the hell would she look like trouble? By being young?

        • May 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm
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          Swing and a miss.

          “I made a mistake and I’m sorry”

          • May 10, 2015 at 7:52 pm
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            I did not make a mistake. I posted the ‘yep’ comment, but not the original mistaken comment. There are multiple anonymous users, yourself included.

        • May 10, 2015 at 6:33 am
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          All I’m saying is, she seems youthful AND highly intelligent, which BTW, which means she could cause a lot of trouble if she wanted to, this is not an accusation it’s a compliment, as for you guys y’all need to change your panties grandmas.

        • May 10, 2015 at 6:44 am
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          In my way of thinking, “trouble” is a synonym to “fun”.

          • May 14, 2015 at 12:46 am
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            I’ve had “T-R-O-U-B-L-E”.
            Trust me, it’s NOT fun.

    • May 9, 2015 at 6:33 pm
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      The Social Justice League strikes again. I know they both begin with a T, but they have a different meaning.

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:24 pm
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    Flashbacks aside, such a distracting idea! I am thinking Billie is indeed playing Leia, not in TFA, how about in Rogue One!!!

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:27 pm
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    Carrie Fishers lips are really starting to annoy me. I hope to God she doesn’t do that stupid pouty thing in TFA. It would destroy her entire performance. She should’ve gotten the collagen sucked out before filming began.

    • May 10, 2015 at 6:35 am
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      Tom Cruise annoys me, what’s your point? maybe you can invent a pair of glasses with a black blot on the lens where Fisher’s mouth is most likely to be obscured by,

      • May 10, 2015 at 7:17 pm
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        They are expressing an opinion, calm down

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:32 pm
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    Does this mean no flashbacks then? Because that would make me really, really happy.

    • May 9, 2015 at 6:01 pm
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      Haven’t you heard? There will be floating fruitbowls spinning flashbacks by DJ Maz.

    • May 12, 2015 at 3:24 am
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      Flashbacks aren’t that radical if you think about it. We have already seen visions of the future and Yoda said that through the Force you can see the past.
      “Through the Force, things you will see. Other places. The future… the past. Old friends long gone.”

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:39 pm
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    She will be seen in the next trailer, mark my words. Right at the front next to Carrie when they say farewell to the Falcon

  • May 9, 2015 at 5:47 pm
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    I notice she said “young” Leia. Could she be playing a stunt double

    • May 11, 2015 at 10:25 pm
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      She’s an actress. Not a stunt double…

  • May 9, 2015 at 6:39 pm
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    Yeah yeah, SURE she isn’t. And Cumberbatch wasn’t playing Khan, either.

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:19 pm
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    These old rumors all sort of wash together after awhile. Other than the pig creature on Jakku which has mysteriously disappaered. Who even remembers anymore?

    • May 10, 2015 at 7:14 am
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      it hasn’t disappeared. it’s on my harddrive. i for one have not given up hope on a pig-based teaser being released very soon.

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:29 pm
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    So if she DOES show up in the film as a younger Leia, can we call her a liar?

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:31 pm
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    and Cumberbatch isn’t Kahn…

  • May 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm
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    Maybe she plays Tattoine.

  • May 10, 2015 at 2:39 am
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    Ariana Grande is horrible.

    • May 11, 2015 at 8:36 pm
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      Born on a Monday, Hit series on Tuesday, Launched Pop career on Wednesday…

  • May 10, 2015 at 4:50 am
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    Billie’s in Rouge One!!

    • May 10, 2015 at 5:10 am
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      So her makeup was a subtle hint?

  • May 10, 2015 at 6:59 am
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    Enough with the Leia / Flashback theories.
    I’m pretty sure “I’M NOT LEIA” is about as definitive statement you could hope to get.
    She COULD pass for Leia, a la River Pheonix as Young Indiana Jones, but that makes very little sense as to what that could really bring to the story.

    As far as reusing old footage of Carrie Fisher, that could actually work, but not for plot, rather for character exposition, like Snape’s Flashback in Harry Potter where they ENHANCE the CHARACTER, in some cases with old footage. For example: there’s a deleted scene in TESB where Luke and Leia start to talk really romantically, but are interrupted by C3PO, explaining Leia’s actions 2 minutes later where she suddenly kisses luke in front of Han. In the final cut this kiss comes out of nowhere, in the original scene, it’s actually obviously built up to, ALSO this scene has Leia tell Luke in a bit more detail about Han’s deal with Jabba, thus integrating a little more firmly with Ep VI. I’m not saying JJ will use THIS scene, I’m just illustrating that if there happens to be a scene that shows Leia’s opinion or knowledge of something, it could [with careful and creative use] be slipped into the ST for the sake of better explaining something that’s already there.

    But this is all a moot point:

    Star Wars doesn’t do flashbacks, it does back-edits.

    If there was something that happened around the time of TESB, they’re not going to add it into TFA, they’re gonna edit it into TESB, case in point: Jabba and Han talking next to the ‘Falcon in ANH [with Boba pasted into the background to boot!]

    Technically they could have edited this scene into ROTJ as a flashback [or just had someone retroactively explain it in dialogue], BUT NO!!!

    They’ll do anything to make us buy yet another box-set.

    • May 10, 2015 at 7:20 am
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      A) this is all bollocks
      B) no one will ‘make’ you buy the box set. if you want it, whether that’s because of a different cover or because this one contains a 30 second clip of Rick McGollum scratching his bum, then buy it or watch it at your friend’s house. no one is coercing you into purchasing anything. so sick of hearing this line of thinking. save your pennies and buy some John Williams albums, or some candy or whatever it is that you can enjoy without complaining about online.

      • May 10, 2015 at 5:45 pm
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        Just because I see through ALL marketing ploys does not mean I’m gonna actually BUY the thing. What am I? Made of money?

        No if they go putting any deleted [or otherwise] scenes into TESB, I’ll just wait a few years and dig it out of someone’s trash.

        You people have so little faith in my intelligence…

        • May 12, 2015 at 11:52 am
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          Oh I do! Dude in the hat! I do lol never mind those that have little faith! Intelligence on the other hand, Intelligence isn’t what you know, Intelligence is doing something with what you know! Sharing included and therefore, I’m on your side he he I’ll be your buddy dude! forever and forever ever Awwwwwwww!

          • May 12, 2015 at 3:51 pm
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            um… okay?

  • May 10, 2015 at 7:20 am
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    Is anything confirmed that she will have a large role? I mean she could totally just be a random character not in any way related to leia. Heck she could be an alien.

    • May 10, 2015 at 7:22 am
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      she plays a Gungan called Lily Bored.

    • May 10, 2015 at 7:18 pm
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      Oh yes she has a large roll, ham and cheese I understand.

  • May 10, 2015 at 8:23 am
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    I am quite indifferent to whom she plays. Being Carrie’s daughter does qualify for exactly what? I have never seen her in any movie so I do not know if she is any good at acting.

  • May 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm
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    This stinks of her being a clone

  • May 10, 2015 at 1:25 pm
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    Mark Hamill’s son also appeared in TPM as a character sitting next to Watto in the crowd. He wasn’t a Skywalker.

    • May 10, 2015 at 5:51 pm
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      oh my god now it all makes sense…Anakin had a long lost brother, played by Mark Hamill’s son!

      • May 10, 2015 at 7:46 pm
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        And Warwick Davis is their long lost father.

        • May 11, 2015 at 10:28 am
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          Ha! And as it turns out Shmi just told that story to Qui-Gon because she thought she could woo him if he thought she was a virgin.

  • May 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm
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    It’s clear to me! Rouge One is going to need Princess Leia! With little or no experience, hanging around with her mum on TFA sets, to learn the character, familiarise her self with the Star Wars universe, ready for production and filming of Rouge One. Billie stated clearly in the interview, that she will not be playing Leia in TFA however, this was the question asked of her. Hey Disney! I’m available if you need me! Yeah we know! Young Leia in Rouge One fits and fits absolutely!

    • May 10, 2015 at 3:26 pm
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      Maybe she plays Bossk in Lipstick One too.

      • May 10, 2015 at 4:11 pm
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        She’s a droid in Eyeliner Seven.

  • May 10, 2015 at 2:04 pm
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    Wow! will you shut up already!

    • May 10, 2015 at 4:11 pm
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      yeah makeup your mind

  • May 10, 2015 at 7:56 pm
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    Yeah, lets start a topic on Gleeson being Luke’s son again amongst other retreaded rehash. God, don’t you people have any restraint. Tards

    • May 11, 2015 at 4:10 pm
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      You’re the first person to mention Gleeson.

      Thanks for the weird offtopic remark, though. 😉

  • May 10, 2015 at 8:11 pm
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    Just b/c they say it, doesn’t mean it isn’t true. But, I never believed this rumour anyways.

  • May 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm
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    Maybe the lake planet is Naboo and Billie is playing the new Queen.
    Or maybe she’s just a glorified extra with a couple of lines (a Toryn Farr type role).
    Or maybe she’s playing Mallatobuck.

  • May 11, 2015 at 2:10 am
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    haha you just got mentioned by Carrie Fisher on Twitter.

  • May 11, 2015 at 2:19 am
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    I do not buy this. The NDA’s they sign are wild on these movies. Of course she is going to deny she is playing a young Leia. I feel like everyone is forgetting the whole “Benedict Cumberbatch is NOT Khan” thing on J.J.’s last movie, Star Trek Into Darkness.

    • May 11, 2015 at 9:07 am
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      J. J. Abrams has repeatedly stated that he hated having that as a twist. It won’t happen again.

  • May 11, 2015 at 10:44 am
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    To skip the bullshit talk jump to: 1:30 🙂

  • May 11, 2015 at 1:38 pm
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    I didn’t understand the Backs Blood remark.

    • May 11, 2015 at 1:43 pm
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      I think it’s about Billie Lourd’s role in the Scream Queen TV show.

  • May 11, 2015 at 4:13 pm
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    Flashbacks will be used for Episode VIII: the Resistance Flashes Back

  • May 11, 2015 at 4:37 pm
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    News is slow lately

  • May 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm
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    Rogue One = Princess Leia = Billie Lourd

    • May 11, 2015 at 6:16 pm
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      She has now role so she can’t be Leia, except she is alien in tfa

  • May 11, 2015 at 5:12 pm
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    Billie Lourd = Princess Leia = Rogue One

    • May 12, 2015 at 8:11 pm
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      No. Her role is confirmed to be set for TFA. There’s nothing about her being involved in RO.

  • May 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm
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    THANK THE MAKER

  • May 11, 2015 at 8:46 pm
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    HAs anyone thought of the possiblity that Lourd ( and the other guy who rumoured to portraying a young Luke Shywalker ) will be playing some sort of body doubles ( blurred/out of focus/shadowed ) in some ‘flashback’-esque visions which take us back to the time of the original films?

    I think there was a rumour such visions would take place in the new movie.

    And IF ( big IF ) those rumours are true, rather than fully showing us a recast Han, Luke, Leia, the visions will be a bit more slo-mo, dreamy, where you don’t see the faces clearly…

    • May 12, 2015 at 3:54 pm
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      Yeah, but then they could just use CG because it stands more of a chance of actually LOOKING like them,

  • May 11, 2015 at 9:49 pm
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    What if she’s simply playing an extra, kind of like GL’s kids did?

  • May 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm
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    Soap Opera’s have flashbacks. There has never been a single flashback in the star wars saga. So I am completely confused as to where this preposterous idea came from.

    • May 11, 2015 at 11:24 pm
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      I think the idea of flash backs came up when someone asked the question, “how do we explain to the audience what happened in the last 30 years?” Flash backs were probably the first plot device to pop in someone’s head and therefore the rumor was started. Personally, I could care less if flash backs are used or not. I just want a good story. I do like the way the OT alluded to events that the characters in the film are aware of, but the audience is kept mostly in the dark on – being on a “need-to-know” basis with only that info that propels the immediate story along. With the new canon being rich with future comics, novels, games, etc., I would prefer to see these stories fleshed out over these mediums after the films are released and keep it simple with obscure dialogue references in the new films. The new films should be rich in history and backstory, but not have to rely on full knowledge of what went on before to further the plot. That’s the main point that I believe the PT fell short on – too much exposition. My personal preference would be to enjoy the ST with very little knowledge of the last 30 years and over the course of time, fill in those gaps with non-film media at my own leisure. That being said, flash backs won’t offend me as a fan…I just hope if they use this as an element of story telling that it’s not over-used. The less we know about the past, the more present and future events may shock and surprise us. Maybe even give us another “I am your Father” moment that we didn’t see coming.

      • May 12, 2015 at 3:57 pm
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        overall I’m of the same opinion, however I doubt Star Wars will catch the world with it’s pants down ever again after what happened in TESB, now we got our eyes wide open O_o

  • May 11, 2015 at 10:29 pm
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    She’s cute! Like her mother before her.

  • May 12, 2015 at 12:36 am
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    I reserve all judgements on her talent to portray a young Leia until I’ve seen pics of her modelling in a Slave Leia outfit. 😉

  • May 12, 2015 at 2:27 am
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    Her denial seems to focus on the use of flashback. She could still be playing Leia in a prologue scene?

  • May 12, 2015 at 3:20 am
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    Visions aren’t technically “flashbacks” so…

  • May 12, 2015 at 4:08 am
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    Why are some of you stuck on Lourd playing Leia in TFA? Are you not happy that we already have Leia in TFA? Now you want two of them lol A couple of Sith Leia’s perhaps hahaha Seriously! I don’t mind the idea of force sensitive visions however! Flashbacks!! Nooooooooooooooooooooo! Search your feelings! Princess Leia, a leader of the Rebel Alliance, would have to be connected to Rogue One!! even though her character will not be central to the core story, the time line and rumoured story of Rogue One, is so close to everything we have come to love about Star Wars. And yes! it has been said, the spin-off movies will not revolve around familiar characters and story arch Granted! But come on! ‘Stealing of the Death Star plans’! that ended up in Leia’s hands. Yes! The story will not be central to the Skywalker arc, Leia had not even caught up with these characters at this time, No Jedi, No Luke, Ben having tea cup parties with the Jaws lol What we do have though is… Princess Leia, C3PO, R2, Vader, a Death Star and a Grand Moff Tarkin, so you see! You all have TFA on the brain lol and is clouding your perceptions. Do you think i am some kind of leper, waving my hand from New Zealand huh? I am tired of writing this without any constructive criticism so this will be the last time he he. Princess Leia = Billie Lourd = Rogue One

    • May 13, 2015 at 5:22 am
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      She said no character which I strongly felt meant no morals as in a “bad seed”. She could be a back stabbing, smile to your face kind of character ( Leia’s daughter or not) and I for one think it would be AMAZINGLY cool if she played a jellous non Jedi backstabbing youngest daughter (the only one actually raised by Leia as the other 2 were thought of as lost as young padawans) or maybe not a relative at all but someone who took the place of Leia’s lost kids and she causes trouble when the others show up. That would be cool.

      • May 13, 2015 at 5:48 am
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        Anyone know what part of the world this is posting in because it said I posted 5:22 am and it was really 10:22 pm eastern United States time, just wondering?

  • May 12, 2015 at 4:27 am
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    and I agree, Lourd does not look identical to her mother however, there is enough distinguishable features to pull it off, the eyes, some make up, a couple of iconic buns, a flowing white robe and wtf bless the maker and if need be, a touch of CGI lol To have Lourd hang around Fisher during filming of TFA, Leia is a big role to fill, everything rumoured, her age, her looks, fits with Lourd playing Leia. Rogue One!

  • May 12, 2015 at 4:35 am
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    Wouldn’t it be cool seeing as Lucas knew episode 7/8/9 would be made if he pre filmed obiwans scenes with Alec guiness ready to force ghost him into future films? I think that would be some amazing foresight. However I think it maybe force yoda we see.

    • May 12, 2015 at 7:56 am
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      I tend to agree with you, Mr Anon.

    • May 12, 2015 at 8:01 am
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      Interesting world you must live in lol I smell lemons! but hey! each to their own hahaha and No! I am not ‘Anonymous’ I will gladly wave my force powers from New Zealand Leia=RogueOne=BillieLourd!

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:20 am
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    I will also gladly eat my words with Bantha Fodder for breakfast lol Mmmmmmmm! smells like BS too! Cloudy the future is, speculation challenges our imaginations. I know most of you are Jedi wannabes OR Sith lol however, your lack of faith and imagination eludes you haha Thank the writer’s! for giving us the insight to share and speculate! at least some people have it where it counts hahaha

    • May 12, 2015 at 9:46 am
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      I’m just glad you spelt Rogue correctly.

      • May 12, 2015 at 12:11 pm
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        thank you my friend! so am I lol

  • May 12, 2015 at 10:16 am
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    She will be one of the sons of Leia.

    • May 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm
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      the daughter of Leia! Wow! and with force sensitive powers. That theory rocks with a thumbs up. Makes sense that Han n Leia would indeed have twins? twin daughters?

  • May 12, 2015 at 12:42 pm
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    maybe it’s triplets lol and that’s the twist! When Han and Leia have their children, Han dreams of the Stars, the day when he can re-claim the Falcon from his swindler mate Lando and unite with his best pal in the whole universe, Chewie! the ole days of smuggling Sigh! Yes! Han could only think of Smuggles all Leia wanted was Cuddles The reality of triplets and nappies, way to much for our Solo. As Han n Leia’s relationship falls apart, it is decided to separate the kids lol Hey Daisey! we’re home! and leaves her on a junk pile Now babe! I promise, I’ll be right back, Dad will be right back! and babe! besides, I have the falcon back now, have made some special modifications, Chewie n I, gonna take it for a spin n we have some stuff n things to take care of. Driver! on the other hand, he took the separation badly, it inspired him on a path of self destruction, the dark side, to forefill his late uncles legacy, to resurrect a darkness, to rule the Galaxy! and then and then! we shall have peace!

    • May 12, 2015 at 4:01 pm
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      hey tod

      Exactly how much caffeine is in your bloodstream right now?

      • May 12, 2015 at 5:56 pm
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        at 2.55am, unable to sleep, way to much caffeine it seems!

      • May 12, 2015 at 7:29 pm
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        ..yes…caffiene…

  • May 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm
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    She looks nothing like Carrie Fisher..

  • May 12, 2015 at 5:42 pm
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    My bet, is that she only has a cameo because she is the daughter of Carrie Fisher and everyone overreacted to her being on set. There were rumors of possible flashbacks and people have used her appearance as a way to confirm those rumors. When in reality, she is probably only there because her mom starred in the original trilogy.

  • May 12, 2015 at 5:45 pm
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    Lack of = voice only?

  • May 12, 2015 at 5:49 pm
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    Cute girl

  • May 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm
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    Five flys fly faster than four fleas fly

  • May 12, 2015 at 6:02 pm
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    Hmm, lack of a character, is that a slam on the script writing, mm, kind of doubt it.

    I’m just wondering if it’s one of those things where she and her mom had the idea like “hey wouldn’t it be fun if I was in the scene as an extra?” sort of playful discussions but didn’t actually follow through with it, but the idea of the possibility was passed around the extras and actors and crew in between scenes?

    I just don’t think she’s actually in it, at least, not in her opinion. It could be she considers a one-line cameo as a “non-character”?
    I don’t think this is nearly as big a deal as reporters make it out to be.

  • May 12, 2015 at 7:02 pm
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    “There aren’t any fcking flashbacks in this movie.”

  • May 12, 2015 at 8:11 pm
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    I’m not convinced that she wasn’t just flat out lying in the interview to cover her tracks. It sounds like she has her mother’s inability to keep a secret. 🙂

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:06 pm
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    In the Still picture for the second video she looks like Jake Lloyd..LOL

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:13 pm
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    Wtf does Drowning dog’s lie or Backs Blood mean? i totally don’t even get it. and what is up with the photo of her on a Hovercraft?

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:13 pm
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    Could mean she just does a voice!

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:34 pm
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    Could mean she’s just a extra in the background. i mean.. Sophia Coppola was just an extra in Episode I.
    George Lucas Son was just an extra in episodes II and III…
    Maybe she’s just an extra in one of the scenes…

  • May 12, 2015 at 9:40 pm
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    I think she does a voice for a hologram or an old transmission. She sounds so much like the young Carrie Fisher, I do think she plays a young Princess Leia in voice only. Possibly a CGI hologram.

    • May 13, 2015 at 11:10 pm
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      She does not sound like Carrie.
      Who really cares for a flashback scene anyway, in a story full of storytellers. This is a new story with some old charecters, just like Obi Wan was to the original film.
      She also doesn’t look like Carrie.

  • May 13, 2015 at 10:50 pm
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    Read the books you do not.
    Based on the story line Han & Leia have three kids. The first set is twins (boy and gir) and the third child is another boy (baby Anakin.) do you see a pattern here.

    • May 14, 2015 at 9:30 am
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      Know the EU does not matter, you do not.

  • May 14, 2015 at 9:25 am
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    Flash back ain’t going to happen. What next? Hayden Christianson force ghost? Whoops…

  • May 29, 2015 at 11:24 am
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    Why would she play Leia in a flashback when she looks nothing like Leia? Dumb.

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