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EW Coverage: Breznican on Leia, Carrie Fisher

Entertainment Weekly continues The Last Jedi coverage with “Leia’s Farewell”

Entertainment Weekly’s Anthony Breznican and his coverage of The Last Jedi remains required reading. And fans should print his piece on Carrie Fisher and Leia. Please Note: Possible spoilers ahead.

“After Carrie Fisher’s unexpected death in December, The Last Jedi will mark her final performance as Leia Organa—the Star Wars character who went from orphan to princess, to spy, to senator, and finally general of the Resistance,” writes Breznican of Carrie Fisher and her legendary role. “She remains a light that will never go out in the galaxy.”

Leia Remains Unbroken, Unbowed

Among many cool details, Breznican quotes TLJ Director Rian Johnson saying:

Her character to some degree or another has been defined by loss through this whole saga… She’s just taken hit after hit, and she’s borne it, and she focuses on moving forward and the task at hand.

Go read the full story here. Read a full synopsis of EW‘s recent TLJ coverage here.



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A graduate of Boston and Northeastern universities, John Bishop became the beat reporter for prior to the B’s 2006-07 hockey season. While with the Bruins, “Bish” traveled North America and Europe to cover the Black & Gold’s every move via laptop, blog, and smart phone. The co-author of two books, Bygone Boston and Full 60 to History: The Inside Story of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, John covered the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the B’s 2011 championship run and banner raising before taking a faculty/communications position at a prep school outside Boston in 2013. He lives with his wife Andrea and sons Jack, Scott, and Luke in central Massachusetts.
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