Mark Hamill Confirms The Rise Of Skywalker Was His Last Time Playing Luke Skywalker
Mark Hamill has officially confirmed that Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker was his very last time playing Luke Skywalker in a galaxy far, far away.
Hamill has become synonymous with Star Wars over the years.
He first played the now iconic Jedi Knight, Luke Skywalker in the very first Star Wars movie back in 1977.
His Luke Skywalker was an interesting if a little bit annoying character to begin with.
However, over the years, Luke has grown into one of cinema’s truly great on-screen characters.
He played the character in J.J. Abrams’ last Star Wars movie, The Rise Of Skywalker.
That film saw him return as a Force Ghost and offer Rey some much-needed advice.
However, it seems as though that will be the last time we’ll ever get to see Hamill play the role.
Mark Hamill will never play Luke Skywalker again
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) May 9, 2020
Hamill loves tweeting, and he’s been talking this May the 4th ‘week’ to tweet something about his time with Star Wars every day.
On May 9th he tweeted the following:
May The 9th Be A Bittersweet Episode- Knowing It Was The Last Time I Would Ever Play Luke
He then rounded off the tweet with the hashtag ByeByeSkywalker.
It seems as though some Star Wars fans were hoping he might end up returning as the character further down the line.
Yet, Hamill’s tweet basically confirms that his time with Star Wars has come to an end.
All we can now say is, goodbye Luke. May the Force be with you.
What do you make of this news?
Are you sad to hear that Mark Hamill will never play Luke Skywalker again?
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