By Brian Hart
More rumors continue to leak from The Last Jedi as we approach the halfway marker to the film’s release date this December.
This specific rumor deals with the late, great Carrie Fisher’s General Leia and everyone’s favorite mystery man: Snoke. Everyone in the Star Wars universe has been a prime suspect for being Supreme Leader Snoke, but crazy Mace Windu theories aside, this rumor has Snoke facing off against our favorite princess, General Leia.
Someone created a throw away account on Reddit a week ago before posting spoiler posts. The Reddit user wrote that General Leia is captured after a raid by Captain Phasma and her new unit weakens the Resistance. Leia is taken hostage on the Star Destroyer where Snoke is. “Phasma presents her to Snoke. Snoke and Leia trade barbs and Snoke is angry by the mention of Luke returning by the end of the conversation. He has Leia thrown in a holding cell. He brings up Hux on a hologram and tells him to inform Kylo Ren they have his mother.”
The Reddit user then details the interactions between Leia and Kylo Ren as he attempts to extract information about the whereabouts of Luke.
After Ben Solo’s turn to the Dark Side and the murder of Han Solo, Leia will have more than a heated word or two for Snoke. Lucasfilm assured us that Carrie Fisher’s final appearance in the Star Wars universe would be a good one, but this scene alone will show our Princess in all her feisty, fiery glory.
While a little hazy, there has also been speculation that an interview with Oscar Isaac hints at this plot development bearing any truth. In Isaac’s interview with Business Insider, he said that General Leia has a very intense scene which he saw being filmed:
“It was basically my first day [on set] and we did about 25 takes total. Half of them were on me and half of them were on her,” Isaac said. “I can’t give anything away but there was a scene where there was some physicality there and it was shot just over and over and over. She relished the physicality of it, let me just say. It was pretty intense. It will be funny to see what they cut together based on that.”
So could it be that Oscar Isaac’s Poe shares a scene with Leia before or after the Snoke confrontation? Will Leia meet her doom at the hands of Snoke and the First Order? Could this be the last we see of General Leia in the sequel trilogy? We will find out more when more information leaks or on December 15th when The Last Jedi barrels into theaters everywhere!
Sound off in the comments about your own theory!