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Star Wars Starts Filming, Asks Carrie Fisher to Lose 35 Pounds

Aren't You A Little Short For A Stormtrooper?

Carrie Fisher told a Huffington Post reporter that her involvement in the new sequels was contingent on there being thirty five pounds less of her, which could be taken a lot of ways. For now I’ll just say that I hope it was also a requirement for any other original series castmembers whose post-Star Wars careers have not been subject to the rigid demands of action movie fitness, regardless of gender.

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Oh, also principle photography began today in London, which we know thanks to J.J. Abramstweet of the onset clapboard. The Mary Sue is prepared to offer a preview of what this clapboard will look like after post production:

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