She has captured every "Star Wars" cast since "The Phantom Menace."
"I can't say that phrase, what you just said: Carrie's name and then the d-word," Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker, said of Fisher's death in the cover story. "Because I think of her in the present tense.
"Maybe it's a form of denial, but she's so vibrant in my mind, and so vital a part of the family, that I can't imagine it without her. It's just so untimely, and I'm so angry," the 65-year-old actor confessed.
Fisher died of a heart attack at age 60 in December.
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"We finished everything in ['The Last Jedi'] and Carrie is absolutely phenomenal in the movie," she said. "Unfortunately ... we were well underway in 'Episode IX' in our thoughts, [but] we had not written the script yet."
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