Carrie Fisher had one Star Wars scene she desperately wanted to reshoot
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Carrie Fisher will always be remembered as an all-time Star Wars great for her starring role as Princess Leia.
While fans may have loved her reclaiming the role in the Disney property, Fisher disclosed just eight months before her death in December 2016 how she struggled to fully understand some of her character's dialogue.
Such apparent shortcomings made Fisher want to pursue a career in writing following Lucas' direction.
In a Q&A event at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016, Fisher singled out one particular scene from Star Wars: A New Hope, the franchise's first entry into the world of film back in 1977.
There was one particular scene she repeated three times to illustrate its incongruous nature.
The particular line in question was: "I have placed information vital to the survival of the Rebellion into the memory systems of this R2 unit."
Fisher recalled the line when her character is begging Obi-Wan Kenobi to help her during her 'desperate hour', though it was a scene she was not a great fan of.
The legendary actor apparently hated the scene and the writing that much it inspired her to become a screenwriter.
To illustrate how bad she thought the part of the movie was, Fisher spoke it in a random British accent in the film.
In 2017, Mark Hamill, who portrayed Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, reflected on his time working on the first entry in the franchise on its 40th anniversary.
The celebration came just months after Fisher passed away, with Hamill recalling how the Princess Leia actor wanted to retake the scene.
"I wish I could go back and do that scene again," Hamill recalled Fisher saying all them years ago.
Hamill was on the opposite side though, arguing that the scene was 'perfect' as Fisher argued she 'was working around all of these English actors'.
"She got self-conscious about it," Hamill added. "That’s what I loved about her."
Fisher passed away at the age of 60 in December 2016 after suffering a heart attack.
At the time, family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd.
It read: "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning.
"She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers."