Jodie Foster’s 2023 kicked off in high gear. The actress has been busy attending awards show for her critically acclaimed performance in the film “Nyad,” and is now promoting her new TV show, “True Detective: Night Country.” She’s an actress with an illustrious career, one that’s seen her take on many roles. One of them could have been Princess Leia, one of the most iconic characters of all time.
In an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Foster discussed her missed opportunity. “They were going for a younger Princess Leia and I had a conflict. I was doing a DIsney movie and I just didn’t want to pull out of it because I already had a contract,” she explained.
Foster also discussed her new TV show, “True Detective,” and shared how excited she is to be involved with it.
At the beginning of her interview, Foster revealed she was accompanied by her eldest son, Charlie. The 25 year old is her and her former partner Cydney Bernard’s son, with Foster praising his creativity and intelligence on the rare occasions when she’s discussed her personal life.