Los Angeles: Actress Carrie Fisher has shed 40 pounds to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming `Star Wars: Episode VII`.
The 57-year-old actress was working hard to get back in shape for the role, reportedly.
"She`s very excited about it. She`s been on a diet ever since because you know they have to be up to par, so she looks terrific. She`s lost 40 pounds. She`s very excited, as we all are, because we all love `Star Wars`," the actress` mother Debbie Reynolds said.