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Why Rey Needed to Finish Leia's Jedi Journey in The Rise of Skywalker

Why Rey Needed to Finish Leia's Jedi Journey in The Rise of Skywalker

The Rise of Skywalker co-writer Chris Terrio aimed to have one goal accomplished surrounding Carrie Fisher's Leia Organa. Lucasfilm made the controversial decision to include the late actress in the movie using unused footage from 2015's The Force Awakens and 2017's The Last Jedi. When the movie hit theaters, eagle-eyed Star Wars fans were able to spot that there were instances of recycled footage used too. Now, co-writer Chris Terrio explains the one thing he and J.J. Abrams wanted to accomplish when bringing Leia back.

For the most part, The Rise of Skywalker does a pretty good job of editing the old footage of Carrie Fisher into the story. While some fans may argue that they attempted too much with too little, it was all something that Chris Terrio and J.J. Abrams wanted from the start to finish off her story on the big screen. Terrio had this

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