Carrie Fisher Will not appear in Star Wars Episode IX, Kathleen Kennedy said on Friday.
The announcement came during an interview with ABC News and was something of a bombshell as Todd Fisher, the late actress' brother, previously said his sister would be in forthcoming installment.
"Sadly, Carrie will not be in nine," Kennedy said. "But we will see a lot of Carrie in eight.
More to come.
EXCLUSIVE: Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy says Carrie Fisher will NOT be in @StarWars Episode 9 as General Leia. #SWCO #TheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/gxH80QteYb
- Good Morning America (@GMA) April 14, 2017