Besides the fact she had to wear it, her face and body are almost always associated with it. But for a costume that appears briefly in one movie, it does open a mixed bag of feelings for Fisher, the people who worked on Return of the Jedi set, and the fans who covet it. The bikini was inspired in part by the work of Frank Frazetta, an artist who designed covers for comics such as the Buck Rogers series, along with movie posters.
It has become a pop culture mainstay. The leather-metal-cloth-chain ensemble has appeared at the Smithsonian and on sitcoms. The creepy, papery Jabba is only available separately.
Carrie Fisher was an insecure year-old when she appeared as Princess Leia in the first Star Wars movie, a role that would come to define her career. She tells Fresh Air 's Terry Gross that despite becoming romantically involved with her older, married co-star, Harrison Ford, she often felt isolated on set. Instead, Fisher began recording her thoughts and experiences in a journal.
Leia captured by Jabba the Hutt in "Return of the Jedi. The "Star Wars" movies generally aren't very controversial, but there's one part of "Episode VI - Return of the Jedi" that still raises eyebrows. It's in regard to Princess Leia and the late Carrie Fisher, the actress who played her and who died last December. During the first chunk of the movie, Princess Leia is captured by Jabba the Hutt, a giant, slug-like alien who's also a kind of gangster lord.
Please refresh the page and retry. H owever there was a narrative behind that bikini which meant it was imbued with a more empowering message than some of those sultry film stills might suggest. And then I took it off.
In 's Return of the JediPrincess Leia, played by thenyear-old Carrie Fisher, is taken prisoner by Jabba the Hutt, made his slave and forced to wear a gold bikini. So when Rolling Stone ran an article on Fisher and the film, a beach was the obvious place to showcase both the cast and Fisher's interstellar swimwear we're guessing. And a beatbox.
Inarguably, Carrie Fisher is best known for her role as Princess Leia. And in Return of the Jedi, the Star Wars actress wore a gold costume that left quite the impression on audience members — and especially Fisher herself. Here are seven facts you never knew about the gold bikini from Star Wars because there was a lot going on behind the scenes, if you will, when it comes to that particular outfit.
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She originally "wanted 25 yards of fabric to be flowing through the scene", but couldn't make it work. The outfit was first developed in sketches by Rodis-Jamero, assistant art director of visual effects for The Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi costume designer. The fact that [Leia's costume is] such a female sensual costume, I think is terrific.
DEMI Rose proudly shows off her incredible figure in a gold bikini. The year-old slipped into a skimpy metallic two-piece on a photoshoot as part of her new campaign for fashion label Oh Polly. The model was pictured playing with her long brunette tresses in the string bikini, which she accessorised with a pair of gold hoops. A separate racy picture captures Demi with her arms above her head as she stretches out in front of a water feature for the commercial.