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J.J. Abrams Discusses the Leia and Rey Hug in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Spoilers ahead! Proceed with caution if you have yet to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens—(Which would be ridiculous, by the way, and you should stop whatever you’re doing and RUN to the theater ASAP.) In an interview with SlashFilm, J.J. Abrams very honestly explained his thoughts and intentions behind the hug that General Leia (Carrie Fisher)...

J.J. Abrams Explains Leia’s Change from Princess to General

Entertainment Weekly reported today that, at a Sirius XM town hall, Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams explained that the change from princess to general was due to her personal evolution over time. “I think it’s sort of like any of us, you like to think you evolve and go through life experiences and become something else,”...

Carrie Fisher Talks About Princess Leia Being Allowed to Age in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Hollywood has been talking about sexism in the industry a lot lately, and the difficulty for women over 30 to get roles that matter. The ones that do are often asked to do extraordinary things to their bodies to make it look like they haven’t aged. Carrie Fisher, however, was allowed to look like herself in Star Wars: The Force Awakens...