New details about General Leia Organa’s role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi – particularly her connection with Poe Dameron – have been revealed. The late, great Carrie Fisher was among the original trilogy cast members who returned to the galaxy far, far away in 2015’s The Force Awakens, appearing in a handful of key scenes to help establish the sequel trilogy storyline. According to reports, Leia’s part was expanded for this December’s sequel, and the filmmakers are promising a powerful performance from Fisher. While her untimely passing in late 2016 has raised questions about Leia’s future in the saga, word is Episode VIII remains unchanged.

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