That's General Leia to you.
Carrie Fisher will reprise her role as Leia in the new "Star Wars" movie, "The Force Awakens," but don't call her Princess Leia anymore. Thirty years after "Return of the Jedi," Leia has taken on a new position. J.J. Abrams revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Leia will become a military strategist in the latest movie.
"She's referred to as General," said Abrams. "But ... there's a moment in the movie where a character sort of slips and calls her 'Princess.'"
The director said Leia takes on a very serious demeanor in the film.
"The stakes are pretty high in the story for her, so there's not much goofing around where Leia's concerned," Abrams said. "But it felt historic to have her, especially with Harrison, back in scenes together. I can only imagine the baggage that they bring to it, I'm just a fan who loves this stuff, but they've been living with it -- and living in it -- since '77."
Fisher told Entertainment Weekly how her character is dealing with life in the movie: "Not easily," said the veteran actress, describing Leia as, "solitary. Under a lot of pressure. Committed as ever to her cause, but I would imagine feeling somewhat defeated, tired, and pissed."
Fisher has good advice for young fans who see Leia as a role model: "Never give up."