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2017 Feb 14

Billie to attend the TCM Film Festival

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Billie is set to host a chat at the screening of Postcards From the Edge (1990) during the TCM Classic Film Festival. There will also be a screening for Singin’ in the Rain (1952). The festival starts from April 6th to the 9th.

Grant and Bogdanovich also will sit down for conversations inside Club TCM at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

The late Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher will be celebrated with screenings of Singin’ in the Rain (1952) and Postcards From the Edge (1990), with family members Todd Fisher and Billie Lourd hosting chats at both screenings.

TCM said that the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has come aboard as an official festival partner and co-host of the opening night screening and party.

Passes for the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival are on sale now.


2016 Dec 27

Statement Released on behalf of Billie

Billie’s mother, Carrie Fisher, has unfortunately passed away. Family spokesman Simon Halls has released a statement on behalf of Billie. We don’t usually post personal news, but we decided to post this one. Sending Billie and the whole family lots of love and prayers.

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as Star Wars‘ Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60.

Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement to PEOPLE on behalf of Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd:
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads the statement.

“She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly,” says Lourd, 24. “Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

Fisher was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 23, when she went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics removed her from the flight and rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she was treated for a heart attack. She later died in the hospital.

The daughter of renowned entertainers Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Fisher was brought up in the sometimes tumultuous world of film, theater and television.

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