Star Wars VIII, The Last Jedis: How many times did Carrie Fisher slap Oscar Isaac during filming?

On the occasion of the broadcast of the film Star Wars VIII: the last Jedis on Sunday December 25, 2022, from 11:05 p.m. on TF1, Télé Star reveals the number of slaps that Oscar Isaac received from Carrie Fisher on the filming.

Released in cinemas in 2017, the film Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi, worn by Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Carrie Fisherwill be rebroadcast on Sunday December 25, 2022, from 11:05 p.m. on TF1. Directed by Rian Johnsonthis feature film is the 8th episode of the Star Wars film franchise, created by george lucas in 1977. The film directly follows the 7th episode of the saga, Star Wars, The force awakens, released in theaters two years earlier. When the feature film begins, the last elements of the Resistance are hunted down by the First Order.

General Leia Organa, still embodied on screen by the late Carrie Fisher, completes the evacuation of their main base when a First Order fleet arrives in orbit from hyperspace. The two fleets face each other. The surface base is bombarded and destroyed by the two powerful guns of a battleship that accompanies the star destroyers. The production of the film was also marked by the death of Carrie Fisher in December 2016. While all of her scenes had already been shot, the death of the actress had no impact on the script for the feature film. Thanks to the use of many sockets cut during editing, the character of Leia Organa could also be present on the screen on the following filmreleased in theaters two years later.

Star Wars VIII, the last Jedis: no less than 27 takes for a perfect slap

For the record, Oscar Isaac Was Slapped 27 Times By Carrie Fisher While Filming This Movie. The actor delivered this astonishing anecdote during Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, indicating that director Rian Johnson had made 27 takes of a scene, during which the character of Leia Organa sticks one to her character of Poe Dameron. “A big part of what I got to do on the movie was with Carrie, which was amazing. I remember that the first day of shooting, I had a scene with her… It’s a scene where I come to talk to her, she is very angry and slaps me. Director Rian Johnson made us redo the scene many times. I think we ended up with 27 takes of Carrie just slapping me“, remembered the actor.

Star Wars VIII, The Last Jedis: How many times did Carrie Fisher slap Oscar Isaac during filming?