But now Carrie Fisher has spoken about the project. When asked if she will be reprising the role of Princess Leia in the new films, her answer was simple;
And what she thinks Princess Leia is like today;
Elderly. She’s in an intergalactic old folks’ home! I just think she would be just like she was before, only slower and less inclined to be up for the big battle.
Star Wars: Episode VII is tentatively due for release in 2015.
Source: Palm Beach Illustrated