On May 25th, 1977, a little film called “Star Wars” was released in theatres, which makes it officially 40 years old today.
Today “Star Wars Celebration” started in Orlando, Florida and over the next couple days, some big news is expected. The first panel celebrated the 40th anniversary of “Star Wars” and included a beautiful tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.
HBO has finally released the trailer for the documentary “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” which showcases the relationship between the legendary mother-daughter duo.
Debbie Reynolds, the “Singin’ in the Rain” star and mother to Carrie Fisher, died earlier today at age 84. She was taken to hospital earlier today after a suspected stroke.
Carrie Fisher died earlier this morning at 60 years old. The “Star Wars” actress suffered a heart attack on Friday on a plane flight from London to Los Angeles and was rushed to emergency. She was previously said to be in a stable condition.
Y’know, it doesn’t matter which birthday it is. Carrie Fisher is a national treasure and I think we Geeks sometimes forget how much we owe to the self-aware, trailblazing, and utterly iconic work that she did as Princess Leia…and I’m not talking about the metal bikini.