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Carrie Fisher Finished Shooting Scenes for Star Wars: Episode VIII Prior To Her Death

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Carrie Fisher was such an integral and special part of the Star Wars franchise.

According to TMZ, Carrie "absolutely wrapped" her scenes for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII movie prior to her tragic death on Tuesday. The confirmation comes from a rep of Lucasfilm, so you know the info is solid.

Related: Carrie Reportedly Never Regained Consciousness

Unfortunately, the rep had no idea how Fisher's passing will affect future films. We imagine this will be a difficult task for the series going forward.

To our knowledge, this is the last film Carrie starred in prior to her death.

[Image via Lucasfilm.]

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Gwendoline Christie Confirms Captain Phasma's Return In Star Wars: Episode VIII!

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens has already become one of the most successful movies of all time.

Aside from gaining popularity with a new generation of fans, the sci-fi adventure also introduced a ton of AH-Mazing new characters like Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).

Related: Game Of Thrones' Kit Harington Says 'Jon Snow Is Dead, Get Used To It'

However, there was one character fans were a little disappointed in — Captain Phasma.

Not because she wasn't awesome, but because the Storm Trooper commander — played by Game Of Thrones actress Gwendoline Christie — didn't get NEARLY as much screen time as the rest of the new cast.

Thankfully, Christie confirmed on the SAG Awards red carpet that her character would indeed be returning in Episode VIII:

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Logan Lerman Has No Problem Being 'A D*ck' To Land Han Solo Role In Upcoming Star Wars Movie!

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Now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has proven to be a HUGE success, Disney is looking forward to the next films to take place in a galaxy far, far away.

While we know the next flick in the SW universe will be Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and then Star Wars: Episode VIII, the one after that will be a Han Solo spinoff movie!

But the big question is who will play the scruffy-looking nerf herder?!

Related: Star Wars Toy Makers Instructed To Leave Out Rey Because 'No Boy Wants A Female Character'?!

The reported shortlist of actors in the running includes Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Dave Franco, Jack Reynor, Scott Eastwood, Emory Cohen, Blake Jenner, and Logan Lerman.

Unfortunately, we don't know a whole lot more than the rumored names, but MTV News was lucky enough to catch up with Reynor and Lerman at the Sundance Film Festival to chat with them about the sci-fi part!

When asked about taking on the role made famous by Harrison Ford, Jack dished:

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