Carrie Fisher, for me, epitomised the concept of a strong character when she became Leia Organa. Not because the character was well written, but because she was an incredible character herself.
The death of the beloved Carrie Fisher was a massive shock for most of us. Not just because she was so young – 60 years old today is young, in my books – but because she was the fiercest and most respected princess and general of the galaxy. And she had a very tragic life story that we all wished she hadn’t gone through.
So what made Carrie Fisher turn Leia into such a strong character?
For that matter, what is a strong character? And what is a strong female character?
Is even there such a thing?
Jim and I talk about it.
Mighty Morphing Power Rangers: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106064/
Orphan Black: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2234222/
The Killing: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1637727/
Happy Valley: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3428912/
Star Wars Ring Theory: http://www.starwarsringtheory.com/
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