Speaking at a special event in Orlando, Florida, created to celebrate 40 years of the epic franchise, Mark said: "Determined and tough, but with a vulnerability that made you root for her and want her to succeed in being happy". George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars had given a lengthy and sweet tribute and told everyone how he felt working with her.
"I connected with her first and foremost as a writer", Johnson said, "She's a brilliant writer, with an incredible mind".
Even though the teaser is only two minutes long it was more than enough to wet the appetite of those on social media. "I totally turned over my performance to Rian, and knew that if he was satisfied, we got it right".
The late great Carrie Fisher felt like she was always destined to play Princess Leia and in a odd way it seems nearly fitting that it will be her last role.
"Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, told Independent.ie, "'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' broke box office records around the world in late 2015, bringing the magnificent scenery of Skellig Michael and the Wild Atlantic Way to the attention of millions of people everywhere. That makes us want to plunge back into the moving tribute that was paid to Carrie Fisher at the Star Wars Celebration.
Kennedy said the actress's brother Todd Fisher was "probably confused" when he announced she had a role in the final part of the latest trilogy of Star Wars movies.
We've just gotten our first look at "The Last Jedi".
The Last Jedi, which will open in cinemas in December, will also see Kylo Ren star Adam Driver return.
Luke Skywalker says, "It's time for the Jedi to end". "But we will see a lot of Carrie in VIII". She's trying to figure out what can she impart that's important to the good fight.
"I think Finn definitely stood up for himself at the end of Force Awakens and caught a bit of an injury to the back". She's not a soldier.
During the highlighted panel for Star wars 8, director Johnson spoke about The First Order's next evil mission and revealed that they will be really aggressive. 'You're going to love her'. Johnson said her character is "so rad".