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Is/was General Leia Organa expected to be in the next episodes (VIII and IX) of Star Wars?

She is in Episode VIII, filming is complete, and her scenes will not be changed. General Leia Organa was played by Carrie Fisher, who was definitely going to be in The Last Jedi (Episode VIII): “She’...
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Did Leia's excuse make any sense?

Real-life example, would a Senator who was in Washington claim he was going on a diplomatic mission to his home state? I understand inter-planetary travel is over much further distances... but still ...
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At the end of Return of the Jedi, did Darth Vader learn that Princess Leia was his daughter?

Luke's thoughts were dwelling on his friends, Han and Leia. He inadvertently labeled her as his twin sister in his mind just as Vader was scanning him. Note that Vader knows enough about her identity ...
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Has Leia ever shown any reaction to Darth Vader being her Father?

She reacts when first informed. While subtle, the script has Leia clearly reacting to the news from Luke. However even before confirming that she's his sister, Leia has pieced together the puzzle. ...
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Why do people keep referring to Leia as Princess Leia, even after the destruction of Alderaan?

Leia was adopted as a baby by Senator Organa and Queen Breha Organa, this makes her a princess. You're still a princess regardless of your duties on a day to day basis - you don't actually need to ...
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Is Princess Leia a Jedi?

Is Leia considered a Jedi? No. She is Force-sensitive but not trained. The new canon novel Bloodline gave us a bit more information about Leia and the Force. She chose to remain involved in Republic ...
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Did Leia know what it was she was carrying?

Leia knew what she had. From the script of Episode IV, after our heroes find Leia and escape the Death Star: LEIA - At least the information in Artoo is still intact. HAN - What's so important? What'...
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Where did Leia get the Bounty Hunter suit she wore in Jabba’s palace?

Maz Kanata helps her get it In the Canon animated micro-series "Star Wars Forces of Destiny", Leia is shown defeating Boushh and presumably stealing his armour ...
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Why do people keep referring to Leia as Princess Leia, even after the destruction of Alderaan?

Whether she is still technically a princess or not is up for debate but I'd argue that it doesn't really matter if she is or not, there are other reasons to call her a princess. Out of respect Lor San ...
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Which planet does Leia represent in the New Republic?

Pablo Hidalgo answered this on Twitter; according to him, she represents the Alderaan sector, rather than the planet: @BartlamTyler: I've nearly finished reading bloodline a I still don't know what ...
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Why did Leia keep Organa as her last name?

In Empire's End: Aftermath, there is this sentence. The child's name is Ben, and he takes his father's last name, even as Leia keeps only her own family name, Organa. Even though she is sister ...
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Did Leia know what it was she was carrying?

Sort of We've known since 1977 that Leia knew she was carrying plans for something; if she didn't know before the film began, she certainly knew by the time she first runs into Vader: Vader: ...
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Is Princess Leia the only surviving member of royal family of Alderaan?

Princess Leia was the only one of the royal bloodline to survive, at least according to the man elected by the surviving Alderaanians to lead them to their new home. Apparently some other members of ...
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How were the scenes featuring Princess Leia in The Rise of Skywalker filmed?

The relevant info can be found in ScreenRant's How Star Wars 9 Brought Leia Back & Which Scenes Were Actually Carrie Fisher, a link which is also provided in the short answer on Movies & TV SE....
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How was Princess Leia to be executed?

Tortured to death The original novelisation mentions that her death was going to be slow (and presumably painful) but there's not a lot more offered than that in any of the film's canon sources. ...
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By the time of Star Wars: A New Hope, why was Leia familiar with Tarkin?

Leia has known about Tarkin from early childhood, and encountered him before she became a Senator. Canon The very first thing Leia’s father had ever told her about Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin was that ...
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Did Leia know that Luke wasn't really there?

Yes. Leia knows he isn't really there According to a interview with Entertainment Weekly, it is confirmed that when Luke hands Leia Han's dice, she gives him a glance and "that is when she knows&...
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Why was Princess Leia in the Battle of Scarif?

Alexander Freed's official novelization explains it. Leia's ship (Tantive IV) was being repaired from earlier (unspecified mission caused) damage As it was docked in Produndity's hangar; it was ...
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Why didn't Vader detect the Force in Leia?

Just because he didn't say that magic phrase "the Force is strong within her" does not mean he didn't sense it. Also, it's entirely possible he uttered those words in some interaction not in a scene ...
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Is/was General Leia Organa expected to be in the next episodes (VIII and IX) of Star Wars?

Carrie Fisher Will Be In Episode IX As of July 2018, Lucasfilm has announced that the late Carrie Fisher will be appearing in Star Wars: Episode IX in their cast list using unused footage from Episode ...
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Why do people keep referring to Leia as Princess Leia, even after the destruction of Alderaan?

It's a title that her people have bestowed on her by "ancient tradition" and persist on calling her, even after the destruction of their homeworld. Note that a significant number of Alderaanians ...
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Did Obi Wan know it was Luke’s sister in the hologram R2-D2 showed?

Yes Consider the following: Obi-Wan knew that Luke’s sister Leia had been left with Bail Organa, since he was there when Bail took her. From the transcript of Revenge of the Sith: OBI-WAN: We ...
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Did Princess Leia ever use The Force?

In the last Jedi Which is probably the most obvious of her force usage in any of the films
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Why did the senate freak out upon hearing that Leia was Vader's daughter?

Politics. In politics, any reason to discredit your opponents is a good reason. It doesn't matter if the discrediting is justified or reasonable. As long as it helps to turn away support from some of ...
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Besides Leia Organa-Solo, are there other example of married names?

Off the top of my head: Norra Wexley (mother of Snap Wexley, seen briefly in The Force Awakens) was born Norra Susser: "Miss Susser —" "Now that I'm home, I'm going by my married name again. ...
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How did Darth Vader trace the rebel spies to Princess Leia?

By physically following the data stolen by the spies to Leia. He literally watches as rebel soldiers run the data tape (stolen by said spies) containing the death star plans to the Tantive IV in ...
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Is Kylo Ren a prince?

Probably not in a formal sense This is a difficult question to answer without formal statements on the matter — and there are none. Still, there is room for reasonable speculation. Planetary ...
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Was Leia ever referred to as "Leia Skywalker"?

Main Canon Within the Disney canon, that's a big no. She went by Princess Leia Organa for most of her life, then General Leia Organa after the destruction of the Empire. Wacky low level canon The 2009 ...
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Were Luke and Leia aware they had the same birthday?

In the Canon biography Skywalker: A Family at War, it's established that Leia had a false birthday: Within days of Padmé Amidala's death, the newborn was adopted into the Royal House of Alderaan, and ...
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By the time of Star Wars: A New Hope, why was Leia familiar with Tarkin?

He is a regional Governor of “numerous outlying Imperial territories”1. They are politicians who have served in the same government, more or less. I suspect it’s similar to a federal legislator ...
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