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Mark Hamill Shares Tribute to Carrie Fisher, ‘An Inspiration For Young Girls and Women Everywhere’
Mark Hamill Shares Tribute to Carrie Fisher, ‘An Inspiration For Young Girls and Women Everywhere’
We lost an incomparable actress, writer, icon, and amazing human being when Carrie Fisher passed away on December 27, 2016. No one is feeling that loss as deeply as those closest to her, and in the days since Fisher’s passing, we’ve had the privilege of reading and hearing some of their remembrances. Today, Mark Hamill has shared his own personal tribute to Fisher, offering a touching, humorous and appropriately candid essay for his Star Wars co-star and longtime friend.
Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds HBO Doc ‘Bright Lights’ Sets Early Premiere
Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds HBO Doc ‘Bright Lights’ Sets Early Premiere
Yesterday saw HBO announcing a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher via encore presentation of her adapted Wishful Drinking, and the network will waste little time paying tribute to her mother Debbie Reynolds as well. The official release of upcoming mother-daughter documentary Bright Lights has now been scheduled for early January as well.
Carrie Fisher’s ‘Wishful Drinking’ Gets HBO Encore This Weekend
Carrie Fisher’s ‘Wishful Drinking’ Gets HBO Encore This Weekend
The tragic passing of Carrie Fisher took an even more heartbreaking turn with the subsequent death of mother Debbie Reynolds, but the heartfelt work of either will at least receive an HBO spotlight in the future. The network will air an encore of Fisher’s adapted stage show Wishful Drinking on Sunday, while a future Fisher-Reynolds special remains on track for 2017.
Remembering Our Favorite Carrie Fisher Moments
Remembering Our Favorite Carrie Fisher Moments
Of all the celebrity deaths in 2016, Carrie Fisher’s might hurt the worst. At 60 years old, she was still a young woman; she should have had many great performances, books, and scripts ahead of her. And with her recent work in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it seemed like she was finally getting her due as an actor, after years spent in the spotlight as an author and activist.
‘Game of Thrones’ Author on Carrie Fisher and a ‘Wretched’ 2016
‘Game of Thrones’ Author on Carrie Fisher and a ‘Wretched’ 2016
By now, you’ve likely seen some dozen of permutations on the sentiment that Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin must have written 2016, given all the high-profile deaths. Most recently, fans lost both Star Wars’ Carrie Fisher and Watership Down author Richard Adams, for which Martin offer his own thoughts on this “wretched year.”
You Can Watch Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Audition Tape Right Here
You Can Watch Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Audition Tape Right Here
It’s undeniable that Carrie Fisher was a rare talent — and she’d have to be, to charm the notoriously picky George Lucas with her Star Wars audition. In a recently resurfaced video, originally posted on YouTube in 2006, Fisher sits down to read a scene opposite Harrison Ford (whom Lucas initially didn’t want to cast, but he was so good in the screen tests that Ford became his Han Solo).
Carrie Fisher Has ‘Absolutely Wrapped’ Production on ‘Episode VIII’
Carrie Fisher Has ‘Absolutely Wrapped’ Production on ‘Episode VIII’
Carrie Fisher’s General-Princess Leia Organa was such an iconic character, J.J. Abrams knew he had to bring her back for the new trilogy. We knew that she had been cast in Episode VIII, and with her passing today, some wondered whether she had completed all of her production as Leia before her heart attack. But an official from Lucasfilm assured us today that all of her scenes were “absolutely wrapped.”

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