Originally Posted by TheIrishAvenger
A female lead would be a nice change of pace IMO.
Back before the third trilogy was folded into Episode 6 Luke's sister was not going to be Leia. This female Jedi was to factor heavily into the main plot of Episodes 7-9. However, when Lucas decided that he wouldn't do 7-9 he folded that female Jedi into Leia's character and made her Luke's sister. It seems they are resurrecting this character.