Daisy Ridley Has a Funny Memory of That Emotional ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Hug Scene With Carrie Fisher

/Film | 7/5/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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We may never learn what Bill Murray whispered in Scarlett Johansson’s ear in Lost in Translation, but we at least will know what Carrie Fisher whispered in Daisy Ridley‘s ear during their emotional hug scene in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. And considering the fact that this scene was filmed during the production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thus making it one of Fisher’s last scenes to be put to film, you might expect something profound or deep. Not at all, according to Ridley. But it was something pure Carrie.

One of the first recorded scenes for The Force Awakens will be making its way to the upcoming The Rise of Skywalker, as part of the film’s mission to give Fisher’s General Organa a proper goodbye following the actress’ untimely death in 2016. But much as Fisher lives on in the Star Wars films, so does the actress’ barbed sense of humor in the stories surrounding the aforementioned scene. The scene features a hug between Rey and General Organa, which we’ve seen in the trailers for The Rise of Skywalker, and offers an emotional moment in honor of Fisher. But in a recent interview with Vulture, Ridley confirmed that while she has a strong memory of filming that scene, it’s not...
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