Carrie Fisher’s daughter in real life, is set to be featured in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and you might recognize her iconic hair style, even though she is not Leia’s daughter in the film.
This images of her are all you’ll have to go on for now because any further details about her role are being kept secret, including her character’s name.
— People magazine (@people) December 9, 2015
Billie Lourd, 23, spoke to People magazine about the coveted role “On special occasions I would make [Carrie] get in a lightsaber fight with me, ” she said.
People has more pictures of Lourd in action on set, working alongside one of the droids PZ-4C0 as part of the Resistance.
— Paul Bateman (@PaulRMQ) December 9, 2015
The young actress says Leia, her mother’s iconic character, will definitely be an inspiration for her persona onscreen.
“When I saw the movie for the first time, I noticed my mom was not only equally as confident and strong as the men, she was one of the most confident characters in the entire film, ” Lourd said. “It made me realize women are just as powerful as men and that we can truly do anything they can – if not more!”