Nerdz Nooz: Princess Leia's New Costume!

Via Io9 there's an important development in Nerdland: a sneak peek at Princess Leia's new costume for the upsoming film, The Force Awakens. And if you, like me, know that the original trilogy was really about Leia's badassery rather than her whiny brother blahblah somethingTheForce blah blah (be cause, yeah, people actually do love female heroes, then you will probably be excited! So here's the news on That Hashtag Show:

ETA: It looks like this video footage has been taken down, unfortunately. There are still pictures of the costume available here and photographs here as of 1:40 Central Time. It consists of long grey sleeves and slacks, very slightly baggy, with a darker grey belt and a black vest and black boots. The grey shirt has a collar folded back and a slight v-neck. The belt buckle is silver-ish in a kind of shield shape. The hairstyle seems to have a long ponytail on one side and a black headband. You can still see an upper-body shot of Carrie Fisher in the costume on the preview still for the video below.


Hey guys, this is Joe from That Hashtag Show and I've got some breaking Star Wars news for you. We've seen a lot of images of new characters: Rey, Finn, BB8, and Kylo Ren. We've also seen retuning characters Han Solo and Chewbacca. But we have yet to see Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia. Until now. Back in February, this drawing of Princess Leia's new costume showed up on Making Star Wars. We haven't had any confirmation that this is what her costume actually looks like, but now we do. An anonymous source shared with us the picture that this drawing is based on, and here it is. This costume is very similar to what the rebel troops on Tantive IV were wearing in A New Hope. But given that Leia has taken on more of a military responsibility, leading the Rebellion, it makes perfect sense. Looking at this picture you can tell it's taken from one of the wardrobe fittings. Carrie Fisher looks great reprising the role of Leia Organa. This is the costume that makes me feel like I'm back with the originals. What do you guys think of the new costume? Let us know in the comments below.

LEIA IS BACK. Woo-hoo!!! So what do y'all think?

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