Oscar Isaac Says New Star Wars Honors Carrie Fisher In a 'Really Beautiful Way'


While we still don't even know the title of Star Wars: Episode IX, we do have some details about what to expect when we travel to a galaxy far, far away once more. For starters, J.J. Abrams, who helmed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will be returning as director, and most of our favorite characters will be back—including Carrie Fisher's Leia Organa.

Fisher passed away unexpectedly in December 2016, and fans have been wondering how her death would be dealt with in the Star Wars series ever since. Through ​unused footage from the previous two movies, Fisher will appear in Episode IX, though we're not sure if her character will pass away in the final film of the Skywalker Saga.

In whatever direction Leia's story goes, Oscar Isaac—who plays Poe Dameron in the new trilogy—is assuring us she'll be honored the right way.

"The story deals with that quite a bit,” Isaac told ​The Daily Beast about Fisher's passing. “It’s a strange thing to be on the set and to be speaking of Leia and having Carrie not be around. There’s definitely some pain in that.” He also made sure to add that the movie "deals with the amazing character that Carrie created in a really beautiful way."

It will be difficult to see Fisher on our screens again knowing she's gone, but Leia deserves an ending fit for the actress who portrayed her. Star Wars: Episode IX is due out in theaters on December 20, 2019.

Watch One Second From Every Game of Thrones Episode in Under Two Minutes

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Helen Sloan/HBO

Game of Thrones aired its final episode on May 19, and despite some harsh reviews, many fans are finding it hard to accept the show’s end. While some consider Thrones counseling or rewatching the series with a tissue box handy, others on the internet are creating really cool montage videos.

Twitter user Andy Kelly recently posted a fan-made video of one-second clips from all 73 Game of Thrones episodes. The video shows the most memorable scenes from the series, such as Ned Stark’s decapitation, the Red Wedding, King Joffrey being poisoned, Jon Snow’s resurrection, the killing of the Night King, and Daenerys Targaryen’s death.

You really can’t capture all of the action-packed events and shocking twists that happened within the eight seasons of Game of Thrones so quickly, but the video does a good job of giving encapsulating it in under two minutes. And it’s easier than binge-watching it again.

[h/t ScreenRant]

Jimmy Kimmel Shows Us What a Game of Thrones/Full House Mashup Would Look Like

Two of the least-similar shows in television history just came together … in a parody courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel Live. The hilarious video depicts a hypothetical Game of Thrones spinoff series where Jaime Lannister joins two classic characters from Full House for a show appropriately titled Full House Lannister.

While there is at least one Thrones spinoff already in the works, Kimmel couldn’t wait for the series to premiere, so he made his own to deal with the post-Thrones blues.

The video starts off in typical Full House fashion with Joey (Dave Coulier) trying to open a pickle jar, which Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) stabs with his sword and destroys. After a few pun-filled jokes, Jaime gets upset and Danny (Bob Saget) sits down with him to talk. Jaime explains that he had a fight with his sister, but when he reveals it’s because he got Cersei pregnant again, a creeped out Danny flees the situation. Joey then comes over to seemingly console Jaime, but instead hilariously says, “I was just going to tell you to stop f***ing your sister.”

The parody perfectly combines the silliness of Full House and the darker topics of Game of Thrones—and the cherry on top is a shadow of a dragon flying over San Francisco in the credits.

[h/t: ScreenRant]