Whether you’re here or in a galaxy far, far away, it seems like the brightest star has always been Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher.
“She burns very bright and has such a great, very generous energy,” Driver told host Stephen Colbert.
Her absence in upcoming films, he explained, is a loss for the “Star Wars” characters and the real-life actors.
“To have her character not [be a] part ― not just who she is, her character in the movie, but her character kind of missing from a very small unit ― is a tragedy,” he said.
Driver said the last time he saw Fisher was when the cast and crew finished filming “Star Wars: Episode VIII.” Fittingly, she was “on set being Princess Leia.”
The tragedy of Fisher’s death has caused a disturbance in the Force ever since. However, the outpouring of love, tributes and heartfelt messages to Fisher and her family prove that forgotten, her impact will not be.