Actress Carrie Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, has reportedly been selected to portray the younger version of her mother’s character, Princess Leia, in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’.
Fisher’s daughter was picked due to her uncanny resemblance to her famous mother, according to the Sun.
Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by the director of the most recent Star Trek films J.J. Abrams. Abrams also co-wrote the script for the film with Lawrence Kasdan, the man responsible for the screenplays for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
The film reunites all of your favorite rebels like Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew. Joining the Star Wars universe in Episode VII is Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Max von Sydow, Andy Serkis, and many more.
Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2015.