"Because I think of her in the present tense".
Rian Johnson reveals that Del Toro is portraying a shady character simply called DJ.
The gallery mostly consists of (very cool) photos of characters we already know and love, like Leia, Luke, Finn, and Rey. But one thing is for sure: that December release date for The Last Jedi can't come soon enough.More news: Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities
In a Vanity Fair cover story by David Kamp published online Wednesday, director Rian Johnson, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and the film's stars reveal the challenging journey of making the sequel and share never-before-told tidbits about its characters and settings.
Meet "DJ", the new character who is played by Benicio del Toro in The Last Jedi and looks exactly as sketchy as you'd expect a character played by Benicio del Toro to be.
Fisher rose to fame as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars franchise (1977-1983), alongside Ford's Han Solo and Hamill's Luke Skywalker. We also get a few more hints of the adventure Rose will find herself on with Finn, which takes place on a planet named Canto Bight, full of lavish casinos and fancily dressed aliens. The portraits will appear on the summer issue of Vanity Fair, on newsstands June 6, featuring a preview of The Last Jedi. To both directors, Hamill said, he delivered a version of this spiel: "I have thousands of really awful ideas I would love to share with you, among which you might-just law of averages-find a nugget of something and go, 'That's not as bad as the other 35 you just told us'".More news: Probe: US bomb set off Islamic State devices
Fast forward to release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015, and the stage was set for Brad to realize just how profoundly he'd been affected. But it was an eleventh-hour idea to shoot Hamill and Fisher together.More news: Trey Gowdy has tense exchange with former Central Intelligence Agency director on Trump/Russia collusion