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Carrie Fisher Drops 40 Pounds For Star Wars: Episode VII

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It's learned that Carrie Fisher has been hard at work getting ready to reprise as Princess Leia for J.J. Abrams, Disney and Star Wars: Episode VII.

Carrie Fisher's mother, Debbie Reynolds, recently appeared on Extra stating that Fisher is presently in London and excited about the movie.

"So she said, 'mother, I've been asked, we are going to do a Star Wars,'" Reynolds told Extra. "She and Harrison and everybody. The original cast. They're in London now. And she is very excited about it. She's been on a diet ever since because, you know, you have to be up to par. So she looks terrific. She has lost 40 pounds. She is very excited. As we all are because we all love Star Wars."

Mark Hamill has been reportedly training hard as well as a recent image of the actor showed off his weight loss.

It's been said that both Fisher and Hamill will have strong supporting roles in Star Wars: Episode VII.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" has a December 18, 2015 release.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Wars hub for more.

Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by LawrenceKasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. 

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy SerkisDomhnallGleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

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