Leia was created by star wars creator george lucas, who in 1999 explained his early development of the main characters the first version talked about a princess and an old general. The second version involved a father, his son, and his daughter the daughter was the heroine of the film. this video features rare footage of carrie fisher as princess leia organa in some behind the scene material from star wars vi return of the jedi (1983). Aboard her ambassadorial vessel, tantive iv, princess leia organa was custodian of stolen plans to the death star, the empire s ultimate weapon. While leia was a member of the imperial senate, she was also one of the rebel alliance s most dedicated leaders. Her ship was boarded by darth vader and imperial forces, but she managed to hide the schematics and a message in the droid r2-d2. here, i present to you one of the most controversial scenes in all of star wars. I personally think this scene couldve been a lot better but i still like it overall. both look strange, but leia particularly so she looks eerily as if billie lourd (fishers daughter, and a minor player in the new star wars trilogy) had stood in for the role, and had her. Yodas words in star wars the empire strikes back would later be revealed to be in reference of leia organa, the twin sister of luke skywalker, as a hope for the jedi and the galaxy. And as seen in star wars the rise of skywalker, she would eventually train with her brotherbut she would not take the jedi path. Star wars is an american epic space-opera media franchise created by george lucas, which began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon. The franchise has been expanded into various films and other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions, and themed areas, comprising an all-encompassing fictional.