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In-Depth Interview Of Harrison Ford For GQ

GQ has done for their October issue and in-depth interview with Harrison Ford, which is really really interesting and worth reading. The interview reflects on his career but also his life. It’s not everyday we get an interview of him like this. Throughout the interview, you can really see that he’s just a simple man and it’s one of the great things about him, and he definitely doesn’t hesitate to say what he thinks! You can read his full interview at GQ.

Here’s when he talks about Star Wars and reveals that it was George Lucas who called him to come back for The Force Awakens and it was mentioned that Han Solo would die right from the first call:
Ford’s least expected late-career reprise was his return to the world of Star Wars. “I was surprised,” he concedes. The first call came from George Lucas. “It was proposed that I might make another appearance as Han Solo. And I think it was mentioned, even in the first call, that he would not survive. That’s something I’d been arguing for for some period of time”—Ford had unsuccessfully lobbied for Solo to die in Return of the Jedi in 1983—“so I said okay.”
Was that a necessity for you to be involved?
“Not necessarily. But it was, you know, an interesting development of the character.”
This year Ford attended his first Star Wars “Celebration” fan event, in commemoration of the first film’s 40th anniversary. “I was asked to make an appearance and I did,” he says, as though only the want of an invitation has kept him away until now. He appeared on a panel with Lucas, and I was surprised to watch Ford bring up his famous criticism of the director’s clunky dialogue right to his face: “You can type this shit, but you can’t say it.”
Lucas doesn’t get offended by that?
Ford laughs, as if this has never really crossed his mind. “I don’t think so. He sold the company for, you know, $4 billion. He doesn’t give a shit what I think.” Ford reminisces about the first time he shared this opinion on the Star Wars set. “George usually sits near a monitor, far removed, so I had to convey my impression…or my feelings…about the dialogue across a great space. So I did shout it. ‘George! You can type this shit, but you sure can’t say it! Move your mouth when you’re typing!’ But it was a joke, at the time. A stress-relieving joke.”

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New Address For The Midi-Chlorian Center

We have news for you, I have finally changed the address to the site and it is now themidichloriancenter.wordpress.com
All the old links in fanofstarwars.wordpress.com will now automatically redirect to the new one. It will need a few days or weeks for the change to be done in the Google research tool so the old address is redirecting to the new one and it will continue to do so even after so you don’t have to worry about finding the new address.

May the Force be with you!

The Legend Carrie Fisher Dead At 60

Legendary actress Carrie Fisher died at 60 today. All our condolences to her family, she will always be in our hearts, thank you Carrie for portraying Leia!

Simon Halls, the family spokesman released a statement from Carrie’s daughter Billie Lourd confirming her death:
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
source: PEOPLE

Star Wars Celebration: Carrie Fisher The Princess Diaries

You can see the pictures from the panel on our facebook page here.

Carrie Fisher had her own panel at celebration called ‘The Princess Diaries’ and hosted by Warwick Davis. Just as every Celebration stage this panel was full – 4200 people there! It wasn’t a panel in which we got any reveals but it was a panel where we could laugh with Carrie Fisher telling her funny stories.

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Just before the start of the panel, all the cosplayers dressed as female characters were called to go on stage for a picture, it was lovely to see all Padmé cosplayers, Leia, Rey, so much love for these characters!

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Then it was time for Carrie Fisher to arrive on stage with her dog Garry of course who has such a huge fanbase. Carrie was as much amazing as you could imagine, she’s exactly how you think she is, a truly lovely person. And with Carrie, this panel could only be a lot of laughing, a lot and with Garry too who tried to chase Warwick.

Carrie talked about her haircuts in Star Wars, the buns from A New Hope but also what she called “baboon hair” from The Force Awakens, here’s a little reminder of what it looks like:

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Carrie is so funny with the hair, she always complain about it, before it was the buns and now it’s this new one as well.

She talked about the fans and how they reacted when they met her, most of them when they meet her at the airport or anywhere else they’re often going to say “LEIA!” and not call her by her name but by her character’s name. This kind of thing happens often when actors are famous, people often forget to make the difference between the character and the actor/actress.

Carrie mentioned Harrison Ford and how both got old and soft. She also mentioned the advice she gave to Daisy Ridley – “Don’t go through the crew like wildfire.” Typical Carrie advice!

She also played a game with Warwick where he showed a clip where he told someone a quote and she had to guess if the person could finish the quote, she got right at almost everything except “There’s always a bigger fish.” She recreated Leia’s first encounter with Wicket from Return of the Jedi, that was hilarious, instead of biscuit she gave him Coca-Cola saying this was the best thing, instead of her hat, she gave him her glasses saying it was a hat shaped like glasses. She did another game it was to take as much possible selfies with the fans in 60 seconds, she did 8.

It was a funny panel and it was amazing seeing Carrie Fisher, truly amazing!